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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

South African Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

He was handed the sentence inside a South African courtroom Tuesday morning. The judge acquitted Pistorius of murder and found him guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013. Culpable homicide is the equivalent of negligent killing.

We'll have the latest this morning on Today in Georgia at 5 and 6. Stay with WALB for the latest.

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