Cross examination of murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius continued for the sixth day on Monday, with State Prosecutor Gerrie Nel trying to show the court that Pistorius's testimony was not unreliable and not true.
A South African judge on Friday found Olympic and paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide for the Valentine's Day shooting last year of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
During his trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes retched and sobbed. The double-amputee Olympian sobbed again on Thursday, this time in apparent relief as a judge said the evidence did not support a murder conviction for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
South African Judge Thokozile Masipa began reading her verdict in the 6-month murder trial of Paralympic and Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Thursday, in a detailed ruling expected to conclude the following day.
After 41 days of tears, anguish and at times gruesome testimony in the Pretoria High Court, Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee who became one of the biggest names in athletics, will learn this week whether he will spend the next 25 years behind bars.
Oscar Pistorius' lawyer slammed his hand onto a desk in courtroom to mimic the sound he says startled the disabled athlete and caused him to kill.
Oscar Pistorius, currently on trial for the shooting death of his girlfriend, has been involved in an argument at a trendy Sandton nightclub in South Africa, his rep confirmed on Monday.
The judge overseeing the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Wednesday ordered the double-amputee athlete to undergo psychiatric tests, meaning that the trial proceedings will be delayed.
The former neighbor of Oscar Pistorius testified at the athlete's murder trial on Tuesday, giving evidence on the night he shot his girlfriend dead, saying he heard a man crying loudly and that he called the security of the housing estate for help.
His voice trembling with emotion, Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand in his own defence on Monday, saying the Valentine's Day shooting of his girlfriend last year had left him sleepless, terrified and plagued by nightmares.
Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand in his own defence, saying the Valentine's Day shooting of his girlfriend last year had left him sleepless, terrified and plagued by nightmares.
Before he killed his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius broke barriers and the world embraced him for it. The double-amputee runner challenged the athletic establishment and secured the right to race on his carbon fiber blades in the 2012 Olympics.
Track star Oscar Pistorius, on trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, wept and vomited into a bucket after hearing graphic details from her autopsy.