Oscar Pistorius family statement: 'It is important for the family that it be emphasized that Oscar's sentence has not been shortened or reduced. He now enters the next phase of his sentence. He will serve this under the strict conditions that govern correctional supervision' - via @Valeska1
Editor's note: NBC News and the Associated Press both report that Oscar Pistorius is now staying at his uncle's house, outside Pretoria. The AP adds that South Africa's parole board approves releases to correctional supervision because the nation's prisons are overcrowded and underfunded. - Tom
Editor's note: The lawyer for Oscar Pistorius says he has already been released and is now at home. The South African paralympian had been imprisoned for the shooting death of his girlfriend and is scheduled to serve the remainder of his term under house arrest. - Tom
Statement: Oscar Pistorius' family says parole board treating him unfairly, claims Pistorius' 'constitutional rights are being affected by ongoing confusion around the timing of parole decisions' - @Gao_Phala
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Paralympic and Olympic champion Oscar Pistorius was charged February 14, 2013, with the murder of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, who was fatally shot inside his home in South Africa. He was convicted of a lesser charge of culpable homicide, similar to manslaughter. - AP