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Oscar Pistorius removes prosthetic legs to walk at sentencing hearing
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Oscar Pistorius removes prosthetic legs to walk at sentencing hearing

by firstsource newsJune 15, 2016

Defence lawyer says he wants to show athlete is vulnerable and not a ‘strong, ambitious man winning gold medals’

, the South African Paralympic and Olympic athlete, removed the prostheses he uses for walking and running in court on Wednesday in an effort to avoid a heavy jail sentence for killing his girlfriend with four shots from a 9mm handgun fired through a closed toilet door.

Pistorius, whose lower legs were amputated when he was 11 months old, removed his prostheses and made his way unsteadily across the courtroom.

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