Oscar pistorius he is serving a 15-year prison sentence for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, seven years ago. And that is precisely the time the former Paralympic athlete has needed to apologize to the victim’s family.

According to the sentence, Pistorius shot his partner at their home on Valentine’s Day 2013 and now feel remorsehe told a close friend, who says he is desperate for his apology to be accepted.

This friend is Bill Schroder, the former director of the institute where Pistorius studied, who has visited the inmate four times and stated to The Sun that “what he really, really wants is forgiveness.”

Schroder also claimed that Pistorius has stopped exercising, started smoking, grew a big beard and is leaning on God during his stay in prison.

The ex-runner, known for the carbon prostheses you used during its trajectory, “is more concerned for forgiveness that for leaving on conditional liberty, “said Schroder.

“In fact, it has a real fear of gaining freedom conditional, since you know it can be subject to violent reactions “He confessed while acknowledging:” I told him that if he had killed my daughter, I doubt I would forgive him. “