TMZ

TMZ SPORTS

  • FS1
    M-T-Th-F:
    9:00 PM PST

    W:
    9:30 PM PST

Oscar Pistorius -- Walks On Stumps In Court ... I Deserve Mercy (PHOTOS)

Oscar Pistorius Walks On Stumps In Court ... I Deserve Mercy

6/15/2016 6:16 AM PDT
Breaking News

In a move that shocked a South African courtroom, ex-Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius removed his prosthetic legs in court Wednesday -- and walked around on his stumps. 

The move was reportedly to show that Pistorius is a vulnerable man who deserves leniency in the resentencing for the 2013 shooting death of his ex-girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar's lawyer told the courtroom he was "embarrassed" and "ashamed" by the demonstration -- but felt is was necessary ... especially since he's looking at a possible 15 year prison sentence. 

Pistorius was previously convicted of manslaughter -- and is living under house arrest as part of his 5 year prison sentence. But the conviction was overturned last year by an appeals court, which upgraded the conviction to murder. 

Pistorius is currently in the sentencing part of that case -- and he's obviously desperate to show why he doesn't belong in prison.

We'll see if it works ...

Watch TMZ Sports on FS1 Get the new TMZ Sports app!
Commenting Rules ›
Around the Web