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Oscar Pistorius is out on parole after just nine years.

The former Paralympian sprinter was found guilty of murdering his girlfriend, fellow South African and model Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.

However, Steenkamp’s family still wants answers about what really happened – and a new CNN series will take a deep-dive into the story.

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Oscar Pistorius Released From Prison

The “Blade Runner,” as Pistorius was known due to the blade-like prosthetic legs he uses, was arrested in February 2013 for the killing of Steenkamp.

According to Pistorius, he believed he was facing an intruder and feared for his life. He did admit that he shot Steenkamp under this impression.

He was found guilty of “culpable homicide” and reckless endangerment for the incident, and was initially only sentenced to a maximum of five years for the death of Steenkamp, and even recommended for early release after serving less than two years.

However, in a confusing, confounding appeals process, Pistorius was found guilty of murder instead of culpable homicide, which resulted in a six-year sentence.

Now that he’s been released, Steenkamp’s family is still looking for real answers.

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CNN Series: ‘How It Really Happened’

News network CNN is ready for a deep-dive into the case with their new series, How It Really Happened.

The series will look at the original 2013 murder trial and his 2023 parole hearings. They’ve also lined up original interviews with people from Steenkamp’s side, like her mother and family attorney.

Suffice to say, Steenkamp’s family is still in the process of grieving, and looking for answers to the tragedy.

According to CNN, Steenkamp’s mother June asks in the documentary, “Why would he kill her? Why did he do it?” Further describing Pistorius’ story “rubbish and lies.”

Who Is Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius was born with a congenital defect that cost him his legs when he was very young. He began running in 2004 and took part in the Paralympics in Athens that year.

Running with his prosthetic legs hasn’t been without controversy, though. His blades were banned from the 2008 Olympics as giving him an unfair advantage over other competitors, so he again competed in the Paralympics that year. That changed in 2012, when he was allowed to run in the Olympic Games with his prosthetic legs and even carried his native South Africa’s flag in the closing ceremony.

At 37 years old, he could theoretically compete again.

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