Tag: manslaughter

Pistorius’ manslaughter conviction could be upgraded to murder this week

Posted December 02, 2015 01:42:51 Oscar Pistorius could return to jail on Thursday if South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal scales up the track star’s conviction for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp from manslaughter to murder. Important points Oscar Pistorius’ charge of manslaughter could be upgraded to murder on Thursday Track star could return to…


Man pleads guilty to manslaughter over high-speed crash

Posted November 27, 2015 13:01:23 Map: Launceston 7250 A Launceston man on trial for manslaughter more than a higher-speed crash that killed a woman at Evandale last year has changed his plea to guilty. David Johnathan Holmyard, 25, had pleaded not guilty to the charges in the Supreme Court in Launceston yesterday when his trial…