Oscar Pistorius Fast Facts

Here’s a look at the life of Oscar Pistorius, double-amputee and former Olympic sprinter convicted in the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Father: Henke Pistorius, a businessman Mother: Sheila Pistorius Education: Attended the University of Pretoria What sentence might Oscar Pistorius get? Remembering the ‘Blade Runner’s’ career Other Facts:Born without fibulas in either leg, doctors amputated both legs below the knee at 11 months of age. Grew up in Pretoria, South Africa. Nicknamed “Blade Runner” and “the fastest man on no legs” because of the carbon-fiber prosthetic blades he wears to run track. Winner of six gold, one silver and one bronze Paralympic medals. First double-amputee athlete to compete against able-bodied runners in the Olympics. Timeline:1987-1988 – Both …

New Epstein Victims Will Appear in Court With Plans to Sue His Estate

Before prosecutors dismiss their case against for more than a decade, will also watch Tuesdays hearing with his law partner, Stan Pottinger. Regardless of the number of people who appear, the invitation for victims to be present and participate is very important, not only for the victims of Jeffrey Epstein but for crime victims generally, Edwards said. The closing of Epsteins criminal case comes nearly two months after the 66-year-olds his jail-house suicide. Epstein killed himself shortly after Epsteins famous friends. After Epsteins demise, the focus in the press quickly shifted to investigation would continue following Epsteins death. To those brave young women who have already come forward and to the many others who have yet to do so, let …

NYC Power Couples Butler: Swedish Teen Told Me of Epstein Island Horrors

Newly Maxwell. The case, which was settled in 2017 on confidential terms, contained a trove of documents the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ordered unsealed. Those documents also revealed that Giuffrewho claims she was Epstein and Maxwells sex slavetold The New York Times right after Epstein's arrest that she was shocked by the sex trafficking allegations against her ex-boyfriend and they were completely counter to the person she is familiar with. In a separate statement, the billionaire couple declared, The Dubins are horrified by the new allegations against Jeffrey Epstein… Had they been aware of the vile and unspeakable conduct described in these new allegations, they would have cut off all ties and certainly never have allowed …

Man Found Guilty in a Murder Mystery Cracked By Cousins DNA

The word pierced a momentary hush that had settled over the packed courtroom, where a line of people stretched out into the hall. The word that the families of Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg had been waiting for more than three decades to hear: “guilty.” After a day and a half of deliberations, a Snohomish County jury found William Earl Talbott II guilty on two counts of aggravated murder in the first degree for the deaths of the young Canadian couple. They disappeared during an overnight trip to Seattle on November 18, 1987—their bodies recovered in rural western Washington a few days later, each bearing the marks of the violent ends they met. The decision, delivered late Friday morning, …