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Oscar Pistorius is out on parole and at home

# Oscar Pistorius was released on parole this morning and is at home. However, Reeva Steenkamp’s mother June says no amount of jail time he served could ever bring back her murdered daughter. She reiterated in a statement her acceptance of the convicted killer’s release after eight years behind bars. Pistorius fatally shot his girlfriend through a closed toilet door on Valentine’s Day in 2013. He was eventually sentenced to 13 years and five months behind bars. Steenkamp says the Parole Board’s conditions send out a clear message that gender-based violence is taken seriously.