Oscar Pistorius to be released on Tuesday - local media

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Oscar Pistorius will be released from prison next Tuesday, about a year after he was sentenced to five years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, local television stations ENCA and state broadcaster SABC said on their official Twitter feeds.

Pistorius was found guilty in September 2014 of culpable homicide, the equivalent of manslaughter, after he fired four 9mm shots through a locked toilet door on Feb. 14, 2013 killing model and law graduate Steenkamp.