Oscar Pistorius Walks Without Prosthetic Legs to Avoid Jail

Oscar Pistorius' defense team is doing all they can to avoid jail time. 

 

The 29-year-old Paralympian gold medalist is currently facing at least a 15-year jail term for the 2013 murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius claims he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder as he fired four shots, killing her. His defense team hopes that showing the athlete's vulnerability without his legs will lessen his term or even eliminate it completely.

 

"The accused was vulnerable because of his disability," Barry Roux, Pistorius' lawyer said. 

 

Roux went on to say he should serve a non-custodial sentence that includes community service.

 

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