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WATCH: Judgment day for convicted killer Oscar Pistorius

This stream has ended and court has adjourned.

Update: Pistorius has been sentenced to six years for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.

Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius will today learn how long he will spend in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Judge Thokozile Masipa has had to consider arguments in aggravation of sentence by the State and mitigation by the defence team.

WATCH: LIVE STREAM OF OSCAR PISTORIUS MURDER SENTENCING

Also follow the EWN LIVE BLOG for updates on today's court proceedings.

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