August 20, 2013 – Oscar Pistorius Charged With Murder For Killing Girlfriend, Trial Set For March 2014
Oscar Pistorius Charged With Reeva Steenkamp’s Murder; Trial Date For March 2014
The South African Blade runner who allegedly shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp to death few months ago has been charged with premeditated murder.
The 26-year-old paralympian who claims he mistook his girlfriend for an intruder had his hearing on Monday in Pretoria.
Prosecutors alleged he killed his girlfriend on February 14, 2013 (valentine’s night).
Oscar Pistorius was spotted sobbing and wiping his tears in the dock as he was officially charged with premeditated murder of Ms Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius trial has been set for March 3rd – 20th at North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Africa.
Since there is no death sentence in South Africa, premeditated murder carries a life sentence.