Oscar Pistorius Sentencing Hearing Begins

The Olympic athlete known as "Blade Runner" was found guilty in slaying of girlfriend.
1:50 | 10/13/14

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Former olympic star Oscar Pistorius is getting ready to hear his fate. His sentencing hearing began this morning and he broke down in court again. Lama Hasan has more. Reporter: Good morning to you, Amy. After a stunning verdict last month, the judge clearing him of premeditated murder but convicting him of manslaughter, the case beginning today before the judge decides his sentence. This morning, Oscar Pistorius arriving to a media scrum looking stony faced, staring straight ahead, as he's set to learn his fate. Inside, a packed courtroom with his family on one side, and his model girlfriend reeva steenkamp's family on the other side. The psychologist saying he's suffering from post traumatic stress disorder. Some of the sessions were just him weeping and me holding hip. Reporter: The doctor conceding he still carries the model's picture. In his heart and mind, miss steenkamp was the one. Reporter: And then, a social worker recommending the athlete be considered for correctional supervision, I.e. House arrest. Proceedings are expected to last about a week. He faces up to 15 years in jail, though the judge may suspend the sentence or enforce a fine. He may not spend any additional time behind bars. Amy? Thank you so much.

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