South African Paralympic star Pistorius is denied parole

PRETORIA (Reuters) – Former South Africa Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, jailed in 2016 for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has been denied parole by the parole board, South Africa’s Department of Correctional Services and lawyer for the victim’s family said on Friday.

(Reporting by Wendell Roelf and Bhargav Acharya; Editing by James Macharia Chege)