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Oscar Pistorius’ defense team plans to close its case after the last witness, a physician who once treated the athlete, completed his testimony Monday, which means the defense would rest tomorrow.

Pistorius’ chief defense lawyer, Barry Roux, told the judge that he and his team would wrap up Tuesday morning after a final meeting with his team.

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Oscar Pistorius was deemed not mentally ill, and fit to stand the remainder of his murder trial, in reports from officials with South Africa’s Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital Monday as his murder trial picked back up following a 30-day psychiatric evaluation of the double-amputee athlete.

The Olympian, accused in the Feb. 14, 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was completely able to distinguish right and wrong… Continue reading Oscar Pistorius Trial Resumes, With Psychiatric Experts Saying Olympian Knew Right From Wrong — & Was Not Mentally Ill — In Reeva Steenkamp Shooting

Oscar Pistorius is being accused of taking acting lessons before the start of his trial in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

South African Sunday Times columnist Jani Allen wrote today, “I have it from a reliable source you are taking acting lessons for your days in court.”

Asked by the London Sunday People to back up the claim, Allen told the newspaper, “I have… Continue reading Acting For The Court? Oscar Pistorius Accused Of Taking Drama Lessons Before His Trial

On the day the grueling cross-examination process wrapped up, the Oscar Pistorius trial in South Africa‘s Pretoria court Tuesday hit another watermark of uncomfortable tension, as the paralympian read aloud a Valentine’s Day card girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp gave him hours before he would fatally gun her down.

“Roses are red, violets are blue,” Pistorius read from the card, “I think today is a good day to… Continue reading Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial: Accused Killer Reads Eerie Valentine’s Day Card Reeva Steenkamp Gave Him Day Of Shooting

A detective testifying Wednesday in Oscar Pistorius‘ ongoing bail hearing in the fatal shooting of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp revealed that testosterone was found at the scene of the shooting, and that he believed Pistorius “knew that Reeva was in the bathroom and he shot four shots through the door.”

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Detective Warrant Officer Hilton Botha, testifying at… Continue reading Detective: Oscar Pistorius Knew Girlfriend Was In Bathroom When He Shot Through Door, Testosterone & Needles Found At Home