Africa Pistorius found guilty of manslaughter. But could he go free? (+video)

South African Judge Masipa threw out a murder charge against the star Olympic athlete, but said a 'reasonable person' would have taken steps to avoid what happened as he shot bullets through a bathroom door, killing his girlfriend. Sentencing is mid-October.

By , Correspondent

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After spending Thursday ruling out a murder verdict, South African Judge Thokozile Masipa today found famed Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide – the equivalent of manslaughter – in the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day, 2013.