Oscar Pistorius has been served. His indictment, which was issued just yesterday, contains two extra charges of recklessly firing his gun out of an open car sunroof last year, and firing someone else’s handgun at a restaurant just weeks before he murdered Reeva Steenkamp. Read the whole indictment here
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Oscar Pistorius, the South African Olympian who shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, is preparing for his March trial, by hiring a team of American forensic investigators.
The inimitable Barry Bateman and Mandy Wiener form EWN have revealed this morning that the state will be pursuing a life sentence as the mandatory minimum punishment in their case against murder accused Oscar Pistorius. Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp in his Pretoria home on Valentine’s Day this year. The state will [...]
The City Press has reported that the state intends to argue that Reeva Steenkamp was cowering behind the toilet when Oscar Pistorius shot and killed her on Valentine’s Day this year.
Photos of Oscar Pistorius arriving and standing in court have filtered onto the internet. These include pics of him walking in, standing with his family – possibly praying, as well as pics of him crying. There’s also one of a very amped protester.
If you’re stuck in an office without a television or bouncing from meeting to meeting this morning, you can stream the Oscar Pistorius court appearance analysis straight to your desktop or mobile, right here.
The Sunday Times has revealed today that ballistic tests show Pistorius did not have his legs on when he shot and killed Reeva Steenkamp. The prosecution will be painting a picture of an aggressive trigger-happy character. Click through for the police case:
Apart from being charged with the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, Oscar Pistorius will face two extra charges when he appears in court on 19 August. eNCA reports that Pistorius will face two extra counts of recklessly discharging a firearm in public.
Eyewitness News report that the cops have concluded their investigation of Oscar Pistorius, who shot and killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The state will now serve their indictment on him, ahead of his return to court on August 19 – Reeva’s 30th birthday.
In a documentary aired on Britain’s Channel 5 last night, the late Reeva Steenkamp’s parents revealed shocking details of their daughter’s relationship with Oscar Pistorius Reeva’s mother June details a conversation she had with her daughter and begs for answers why Oscar Pistorius shot thier ‘baby’.
Oscar Pistorius arrived at the Magistrate’s Court this morning, where prosecuting council requested that the date of his murder trial be postponed to 19 August in order to allow more time for investigation. Pistorius’ council agreed to the postponement. In a twist that would only be written in to the worst of all legal dramas, [...]
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Sky News has published a series of leaked photographs from the crime scene at which Reeva Steenkamp was shot and killed by Oscar Pistorius. Here’s more detail, from the Mail & Guardian: The gory pictures released on Friday show a bloodied bathroom floor and the door that Pistorius shot FHM model Steenkamp through. The wooden door is [...]
Carl Pistorius (brother of OP) hugged his legal council in an outpouring of emotion following a ruling by Magistrate Buks du Plessis of the Vanderbijlpark Magistrate’s Court that he be acquitted of culpable homicide chargers
An explosive new article in the latest issue of Vanity Fair (June 2013) delves deeper into the angry world of Oscar Pistorius. As we standby for the man who shot Reeva Steenkamp dead, to return to the courtroom, in June..
Now that Oscar has been given bail and granted the right to travel, conversation has returned to his statement and how it will hold up in a court of law. We have investigated the alternatives.
Sports retailer Nike seems to be able to predict the future. They ran an Oscar Pistorius’ “I Am The Bullet In The Chamber” web ad prior to the fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp, and now it turns out that they’re selling “Boston Massacre” printed t-shirts
The UK Athletics chairperson has confirmed that Oscar Pistorius will not be welcome at the Anniversary games, confirming, “based on what I know at the moment, it would be a no if he rang this morning.”
When do you think it will dawn on Oscar Pistorius that he is hanging with the wrong crew? When do you think he will take a step back and see how this looks to people who don’t own guns, and don’t admit to pumping bullets into occupied bathrooms?
The “Oscar Pistorius Story” is set to be written by John Carlin and published after his trial by Atlantic Books.
As with any high-profile murder case*, public sentiment and debate comes with the territory. Naturally, this is expressed over the internet and, in particular, social media. As a result, Pistorius’ spokesperson has commented on Reeva’s family’s pain.
Wow, it didn’t take long for this book to appear on Amazon. ‘Pieces of the Puzzle: A Guide to the Oscar and Reeva Case’ by Laurie Claase, was made available on Kindle just a week ago, for you to download at your leisure.
Murder accused Oscar Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on the morning of Valentine’s Day this year. An online support group for the accused have dubbed themselves the “Pistorians” on social networks (give #pistorians a search). In addition to aggressively attacking anyone who posits a view of Pistorius that isn’t overwhelmingly sympathetic, the [...]
You’ll recall the McLaren supercar owned by Oscar Pistorius, which we discussed over here. Well this is the new MP4-12C GT3 version. The supercar was sent to the track in New Zealand by McLaren, and it tore it apart. The GT3 was designed to be “the ultimate track car” for the super wealthy who want [...]
This afternoon, Judge Bam of the North Gauteng High Court granted alleged murderer Oscar Pistorius permission to travel abroad as a condition of his bail, which was granted in February. Pistorius has admitted to killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, but refutes the accusation of murder, citing mitigating circumstances that he believed Steenkamp to be an intruder [...]
Oscar Pistorius, double amputee and Olympic Gold Medalist, is accused of murderering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. His legal team was back in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria today to appeal some of his’ bail conditions. His legal team argued that Pistorius is not a flight risk, and should be allowed to travel, as he may [...]