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Articles tagged: Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius not guilty of premeditated murder

Oscar Pistorius was found not guilty of premeditated murder on Thursday morning. A South African judge ruled that the six-time Paralympic gold medalist did not intentionally shoot and kill his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year but could still be convicted of culpable homicide. Pistorius shook and wept as Judge Thokozile Masipa delivered the verdict. “Clearly…Read More

Oscar Pistorius reportedly involved in altercation at a bar

Oscar Pistorius was involved in an altercation with another man at a bar in South Africa over the weekend. According to Pistorius, clothing company big wig Jared Mortimer aggressively accosted him and started the dust-up. Mortimer claims Pistorius was drunk and sparked the exchange by insulting his friends and South African President Jacob Zuma. As…Read More

Oscar Pistorius claims he accidentally fired his gun

The Oscar Pistorius murder trial took an interesting turn on Wednesday when the six-time Paralympic gold medalist testified that he accidentally fired the shots that killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius’ defense all along has been that he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder, but not that the actual gunfire was a mistake. Pistorius was being…Read More

Reeva Steenkamp told Oscar Pistorius ‘I’m scared of you sometimes’

A series of messages that were exchanged between Oscar Pistorius and his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a smartphone app called WhatsApp were read at Pistorius’ trial on Monday. The messages, which were downloaded from Steenkamp’s phone by police captain Francois Moller, indicated that Steenkamp was frightened by Pistorius’ temper just weeks before he shot and…Read More

Oscar Pistorius reportedly shot gun out of car sunroof without warning

The prosecution in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial seems intent on proving that the six-time Paralympic gold medal winner has a thing for guns. On Tuesday, Pistorius’ friend Darren Fresco took the stand and spoke about an incident where an allegedly angry Pistorius fired a gun through the sunroof of a car. Fresco said that…Read More

Oscar Pistorius vomited during Reeva Steenkamp autopsy testimony

Whether Oscar Pistorius is guilty or innocent, there is no denying he is having a difficult time sitting through some of the testimonies in the Reeva Steenkamp shooting trial. On Monday, Pistorius sobbed and vomited into a bucket during a testimony from the pathologist who conducted the autopsy on Steenkamp. According to NBC’s Olympic Talk,…Read More

Oscar Pistorius breaks down in court during Reeva Steenkamp murder trial

Oscar Pistorius broke down in court Thursday on the fourth day of his murder trial as a neighbor described the scene he discovered the night Reeva Steenkamp was killed. Johan Stipp, a radiologist and Pistorius’ neighbor, told the court about the immediate aftermath of the shooting that took place on Feb. 14, 2013. “I went…Read More

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