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Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, faces up to 15 years

PRETORIA, South Africa — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder. Prosecutors said they were disappointed by the ruling but would decide on whether to appeal only after sentencing. Judge Thokozile Masipa said there was not enough evidence to support...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge Rules Track Star Oscar Pistorius Not Guilty Of Premeditated Murder

Oscar Pistorius appeared to have a large pile of evidence going against him, but apparently not enough. Pistorius was found not guilty of premeditated murder in an South African court on Thursday. The double-amputee track and field star was charged with murder after shooting his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, to death. Pistorius claimed it was an accident, thinking it was an intruder...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Steenkamp told 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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Oscar Pistorius Almost Shot Friend Days Before Killing His Girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius has a trigger finger, because according to the New York Post, Pistorius almost shot his friend, days before shooting his girlfriend to death.The incident took place two weeks before Pistorius girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was shot four times by Pistorius. Kevin Lerena [his friend] says that Pistorius mishandled the weapon and it fired one round that nearly hit Lerena...
Via The Juicy Online
February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bloody Cricket Bat Found Oscar Pistorius Home

This could be the smoking gun, as investigators have found a bloody cricket bat at Oscar Pistorius home, according to a newspaper The City Press in South Africa.For right now, cops aren't saying if the bat was used by Pistorius girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in self-defense or if Pistorius used the bat to attack her -- either hitting Steenkamp with it or trying to knock down the...
Via The Juicy Online
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Oscar Pistorius Shot At Girlfriend While She Sat On Bathroom Sink

A South Africa newspaper Beeld is reporting that they've contacted sources close to the police investigation in the Oscar Pistorius murder case who are saying that they believe that the murder victim Reeva Steenkamp was sitting on the bathroom sink when Pistorius shot her through the bathroom door.Also the sources went on to say that it appears that Pistorius carried Steenkamp...
Via The Juicy Online
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Pistorius accidentally shot, killed his girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius, the sprinter known as "Blade Runner," reportedly shot and killed his girlfriend by accident after mistaking her for an intruder.

Via The Last Angry Fan
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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