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Oscar Pistorius Could Still Get A Life Sentence

Oscar Pistorius Could Still Get A Life Sentence

By Toni Matthews-El September 13, 2014

The Oscar Pistorius case is nearing its dramatic conclusion. The latest developments have left a number of onlookers stunned. Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day 2013. He has since claimed that it was an accidental …

Oscar Pistorius "Scream" Defense A New Tactic

Now that Oscar Pistorius’s mental health results are in, it’s clear that whatever happened in the early hours of February 14th, 2014, the 27-year-old had his faculties about him. After a 30-day evaluation by a panel of mental health experts, …

Oscar Pistorius Has No Mental Disorder Oscar Pistorius Has No Mental Disorder

A heavy blow was dealt to the defense in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial. According to the findings of a panel made up of one psychologist and three psychiatrists, the 27-year-old athlete likely wasn’t suffering from a mental disorder when …

Oscar Pistorius Trial: The Story Thus Far

The Reeva Steenkamp murder trial will resume on Monday. Defendant Oscar Pistorius is on trial for fatally shooting her. If you haven’t followed the trial at all or need a refresher then pay close attention. These are the must-know facts …

Oscar Pistorius: Could Psych Exam Clear Him? Oscar Pistorius: Could Psych Exam Clear Him?

A month has passed since Judge Thokozile Masipa ordered defendant Oscar Pistorius to undergo a mental health evaluation. The findings are expected to have a major impact on the outcome of the Reeva Steenkamp murder trial. The 27-year-old is on …

Oscar Pistorius Denies Making “Sinister” Remark

Did Oscar Pistorius really make an intimidating remark to one of Reeva Steenkamp’s friends? The defendant in the Steenkamp murder trial has been accused by Kim Myers of making an inappropriate remark as they passed each other while in court …

Oscar Pistorius Defense Is On The Ropes

Oscar Pistorius’s defense team may be in serious trouble. For more than a year, Pistorius has claimed that what happened on February 14th, 2013 was entirely accidental. Pistorius stated that the early morning hours, he fired four shots through his …

Oscar Pistorius Testimony Deemed A Fatal Error

Even though millions were anticipating the testimony of Oscar Pistorius, the 27-year-old was in truth not obligated to take the stand. He could have simply sat and allowed his defense team to do their best to clear him of the …

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Cross-Examiniation Ends Oscar Pistorius Trial: Cross-Examiniation Ends

After five grueling days, the cross-examination of suspect Oscar Pistorius came to an end on Tuesday. Gerrie Nel, the chief prosecutor in the high profile case, said that he had no further questions for the 27-year-old former Olympian. Nel seems …

Oscar Pistorius Breaks Down During Cross-Examination

“You’re tailoring your version as you’re sitting there,” said Chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel. Nel has been grilling Oscar Pistorius for days in an unrelenting mission to expose the defendant as a liar and a murderer. The cross-examination portion of the …

Reeva Steenkamp’s Mom: Jail Won’t Bring Her Back

Throughout this huge spectacle of a trial, almost all of the attention has been directed towards defendant Oscar Pistorius. Because of his level of fame in South Africa, everything he does or says is the subject of news articles around …

Oscar Pistorius: Changing His Story To Avoid Jail?

Oscar Pistorius has been extremely emotional throughout his high profile murder trial. At one point the 27-year-old athlete vomited during expert testimony. Now himself on the stand, Pistorius is trying to convey his version of what occurred on February 14th, …

Oscar Pistorius Testifies: Claims He Can’t Sleep

Many an onlooker has wondered how Oscar Pistorius, accused of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, can sleep at night knowing what he did. The answer from the mouth of Pistorius is that he can’t, not soundly anyway. The 27-year-old is now …

Oscar Pistorius: Witness Heard Shots And Screams

Yet another witness has come forward in the Oscar Pistorius case to declare that she distinctly remembers gunfire and a woman’s screams. Anette Stipp, a neighbor of Pistorius, testified that on the morning of Reeva Steenkamp’s murder she heard a …

Oscar Pistorius Knew Gun Safety Laws; Trial Day 11

Oscar Pistorius was aware of gun safety laws restricting the lethal force against intruders at the time he shot his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day last year, a gun dealer testified at the Paralympian’s trial Monday in Pretoria, South Africa. On …