JOHANNESBURG - Oscar Pistorius received an extended sentence on Friday and Christopher Panayiotou was placed behind bars for life on Friday.
There appeared mostly to be approval of the judges' decisions to harshly punish the men who killed the women in their lives, Pistorius his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and Panayiotou his wife, Jayde.
SCA has increased Oscar Pistorius’ sentence from 6yrs-13yrs. Christopher Panayiouou getting a life sentence. It’s a good day for justice— Maya Hlubilou (@hlubikay) November 24, 2017
Oscar sentenced to 13 years!!! Woohooo!!! Justice, baby, justice!!— Celia Roux (@RouxCelia) November 24, 2017
Some people believed 13 years for Pistorius wasn't enough.
The Steenkamp family reportedly reached out to the family of Jayde Panayiotou nee Inggs.
The judge who originally found Pistorius guilty of only culpable homicide and later sentenced him to six years for murder came in for harsh criticism.
#OscarPistorius Judge Masepa, your old, retire retire retire b4 you give another murderer a lenient sentence. I was so proud when u were chosen to preside over the case, were so angry and hurt when you gave that pathetic sentence. Its time 4 U 2 b4 u set another murderer free— Cynthia Ramanare (@RamanareCynthia) November 24, 2017