Reeva Steenkamp Family: Oscar Pistorius Verdict is NOT Justice!

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The family of Reeva Steenkamp is speaking out following the verdict in the Oscar Pistorius case after the athlete was found guilty of culpable homicide Friday.

Their verdict: Justice was NOT served.

"This verdict is not justice for Reeva," her mother, June Steenkamp, told NBC News in an interview. "I just want the truth... She died a horrible death."

"[It was] a horrible, painful, terrible death, and she suffered, you know? And he shot through the door and I can't believe that they believe that it was an accident."

Her father, Barry Steenkamp, added, "it wasn't just disbelief on our minds. I think it was disbelief on everyone's, on most people who have been following the case."

"I just don't feel that this is the right sentence, you know?" June Steenkamp added. "They believe his story, and I don't believe that story. That's the difference."

Pistorius was found not guilty of murder, the most serious offense he could have been charged with, as the judge felt the evidence did not support it.

When NBC pressed the Steenkamps about what they think the sentence should be, June Steenkamp dismissed the question, saying they had no interest.

"I really don't care what happens to Oscar," she said.

"It's not going to change anything because my daughter is never coming back. He's still living and breathing you know, and she's gone forever."

Pistorius's conviction for culpable homicide, the equivalent of manslaughter, could still land him in prison for as many as 15 years ... or no years.

As with his trial, it's the judge's decision alone - South Africa has no jury trials - and he could be sent away for a long time, or fined or given house arrest or both.

The sentencing will happen October 13.

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