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Oscar Pistorius Had No Mental Disorder When He Shot Steenkamp

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 Resumes After Psych Tests

The case of Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympian on trial for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, will be returning to trial on Monday after Pistorius was ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. Defense witness Dr. Meryl Vorster stated to the …

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 Of Murder?

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 Undergoes Mental Health Tests

Oscar Pistorius was ordered last week by Judge Thokozile Masipa to undergo a month-long series of mental health tests. The 30 day evaluation, which begins today, may at last offer a look at just what’s going on inside the mind …

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 Accused of “Sinister Remark” During Trial Break

Oscar Pistorius, the South African double-amputee track athlete, was accused of saying a “sinister remark” when his trial went on break Tuesday. Pistorius allegedly asked his slain girlfriend’s friend, “How can you sleep at night?” The incident is said to …

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’ Neighbor Testifies Shooting Was An Accident

Oscar Pistorius has endured a lengthy, difficult trial for the past several weeks, and after a two-week recess, proceedings began again on Monday with a neighbor testifying that the deadly shooting which took Pistorius’ girlfriend’s life was an accident. Pistorius …

Reeva Steenkamp Trial: Pistorius Begged Neighbors For Help

The Reeva Steenkamp murder trial resumed on Monday following a two week recess. A lengthy testimony by defendant Oscar Pistorius preceded the break. His turn on the stand was perceived by some onlookers as utterly disastrous for the defense. The …

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

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 Faces Day Two of Cross-Examination

Oscar Pistorius faced a second day of cross-examination in his murder trial on Thursday in Pretoria, South Africa. The prosecution accused Pistorius of caring more about himself than the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The 27-year-old was brought to …

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 Testifies, Says He Is In “State Of Terror”

Oscar Pistorius took the stand in his defense on Monday, saying he was trying to protect his girlfriend on the night she was shot to death in his home. Pistorius, a double amputee who has competed in both the Paralympic …

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’ Mansion to be Auctioned Off

Paralympian “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius, accused of the premeditated murder of of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has put his Pretoria, South Africa mansion up for sale to help pay for his mounting legal fees. The house would nominally sell for up …

Reeva Steenkamp Ballistics Testimony Horrifies Pistorius

Reeva Steenkamp was in a standing position when she was hit with the first of four hollow-point bullets shot by Oscar Pistorius, a ballistics expert testified this week. Capt. Christiaan Mangena was hit in the hip with that first bullet …