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Pistorius Heads to Jail as Steenkamps Head Home

Pistorius was given a five-year prison sentence by judge Thokozile Masipais for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year.

Oscar Pistorius enters a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Oct. 21, 2014. Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, ending a trial that has gripped South Africa and the world.

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South Africans stand captivated outside the Pretoria High Court.

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Parents of the late Reeva Steenkamp, June and Barry, leave court in Pretoria after the sentencing.

Steenkamp's parents told reporters outside the court they were happy with the sentence. "I'm just glad it's all over," said her father, Barry.

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Former football player Mark Batchelor speaks on his mobile phone as he sits in court after the sentencing.

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Pistorius touches hands with family members as he is led out of court in Pretoria.

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Pistorius is led away in a police van after his sentencing.

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A police van drives away from the North Gauteng High Court.

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