PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Children chatter about the Oscar Pistorius murder trial at South African schools, startling parents with details about how the athlete fatally shot his girlfriend. Big audiences in South Africa are watching a 24-hour television channel dedicated to coverage of the sensational trial. Show More Summary
The trial of Oscar Pistorius has taken yet another gruesome turn, as graphic photos of Pistorius were introduced in court on Friday in South Africa. Pistorius, who has been charged with the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steencamp on Valentine’s Day 2013, was seen in various police photos taken shortly after the shooting. Show More Summary
Pretoria I panicked one morning when I couldn’t find the 24-hour Oscar Pistorius Trial channel on my hotel TV set. Naturally I’d done a mountain of my own research, but… Continue reading The post Inside the circus – a report from the Oscar Pistorius trial appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Day 10 of Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial saw the South African police slammed for crime-scene errors and confusing inconsistencies, giving a much-needed boost to the defense team, as the court saw bloody photos from the night of Reeva Steenkamp’s death.
Following a brutal week of blood stained testimony that caused South African Olympian and murder suspect, Oscar Pistorius, to vomit and retch several times, the Pistorius defense gained some traction Friday by highlighting numerous blunders made by police throughout the murder investigation. Show More Summary
Friday, during the ongoing trial of Oscar Pistorius, a former police colonel named G.S. van Rensburg took the stand to explain what happened once he arrived on the scene. During his testimony, he also noted that Pistorius's house had so many valuables that he worried police would steal something, and it turns out, they did. Read more...
In the tenth day of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial Friday, prosecutors showed off a series of images of the Olympic runner drenched in blood in the aftermath of his… READ ON
After days of graphic testimony that left Oscar Pistorius vomiting, the athlete appeared "calm and composed" for day 10 in court today, the Telegraph reports. The court was shown photos taken of Pistorius following the shooting in which he appeared in shorts and wearing his prosthetic legs, covered in blood...
Police photos of Oscar Pistorius, taken shortly after he shot his girlfriend last year, were shown in court on Friday... showing the former Olympic hero standing on his blood-stained prosthetic legs and wearing shorts covered in blood.Earlier this…
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Police photographs of a bare-chested Oscar Pistorius standing in his garage on blood-stained prosthetic legs and wearing shorts covered in blood, taken shortly after the athlete fatally shot his girlfriend, were shown to the court at his murder trial Friday.
) I came across this YouTube spoof about Barry Roux, the high profile defence barrister in the Oscar Pistorius trial. I have to admit I am bored by the trial which seems to involve Mr Roux ignoring the vast amount of evidence against...Show More Summary
As the second week of the Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial nears an end, it has become painfully clear that the South African Olympian can’t stomach the horrific reality his actions have caused. Whether Pistorius committed premeditated murder,...Show More Summary
South African Paralympics medalist Oscar Pistorius has pled not guilty to the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in what South Africans are calling their "trial of the century."
In the wee hours of Valentine's Day 2013, Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee runner who skyrocketed to global fame just months prior at the London Olympics, shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead through a bathroom door inside his well-appointed home in Pretoria, South Africa Bullets from Pistorius' gun hit Steenkamp in the hip, arm and skull. Show More Summary
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Blood on the stairs, walls and furniture, a cocked 9 mm pistol, bloody towels, fallen wall tiles. Like pieces of an unfinished puzzle, the photos of the blood-splattered interior of Oscar Pistorius' home gave a fragmented picture Thursday of his girlfriend's violent end.
This guy can’t take the heat of his own acts… NDN
Once again, things got very graphic today at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial —and once again, the athlete threw up. This time, it was pictures of Reeva Steenkamp's head after she was shot that prompted the vomiting, the BBC reports. Police commander Schoombie van Rensburg described his arrival at the...
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Photographs of Oscar Pistorius' cocked 9 mm pistol lying on a mat on the blood-stained bathroom floor and the blood splatter on walls and furniture in his house were shown at the double-amputee Olympian's murder trial Thursday, building a detailed picture of the scene where he killed Reeva Steenkamp.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Prosecutors in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial on Thursday displayed a sequence of photos showing the blood stains and blood spatter found on the floors, walls, stairs and chairs in the athlete's house after he fatally shot his girlfriend.
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