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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 Trial Nearing Conclusion

The Oscar Pistorius murder trial has been packed with drama and shocking revelations from the very beginning. With the final witness called to testify for the defense, it’s expected that the trial is not far away from its highly anticipated …

Oscar Pistorius Defense Making Desperate Last Stand

It was a bizarre week for those following the ongoing Oscar Pistorius trial. When the case resumed on Monday, the 30 day evaluation results seemed fairly open and shut at first. It was widely reported that the 27-year-old athlete was …

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 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 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 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 …

Reeva Steenkamp Trial: Defense Testimonies Resume Reeva Steenkamp Trial: Defense Testimonies Resume

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 …

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 Testifies, Says He Is Terrified

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’ 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 Recap Upsets 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 …

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 …

Witness In Pistorius Trial Breaks Down In Tears

The trial of Paralympics champion Oscar Pistorius resumed on Monday in South Africa. On February 13, 2013, the South African runner shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, at their home in Pretoria, South Africa. The athlete was charged with murder and …

Oscar Pistorius Opens Up About Loss Of Girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius, the first man ever to compete in both the Paralympics and the Olympics, recently spoke about the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp–whose murder he’s on trial for–for the first time since it happened. Turning to Twitter to …

Oscar Pistorius’ iPhone Pursued For Murder Trial

Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee and South African Olympian who was arrested and charged in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, last Valentine’s Day, will be heading to court for the final time in early March. Pistorius, 27, fatally …