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UPDATE: Pistorius sobs uncontrollably in court, case postponed - Oscar Pistorius shoots girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius who allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentines Day appeared in court Today, and his case has been postponed to February 19.

15 February 2013

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His  bail application has been postponed to Tuesday, and Oscar Pistorius will be held at the Brooklyn Police Station according to a tweet by Barry Bateman, Eyewitness News Pretoria correspondent.  Pistorius's legal team has also asked for more time.

Mandy Wiener , also of ‏Eyewitness News, tweeted "#State says will argue premeditated murder."

According to looklocal Centurion, 'The defence has requested that Pistorius be held at the Brooklyn police station cells.
Throughout the proceedings, Pistorius broke down and sobbed uncontrolably.
His father and his brother at times reached out to put their hand on his schoulder in trying to comfort him.
Police were yet to reveal the results of the autopsy of the victim Reeva Steenkamp
Meanwhile Mnet has cancelled their Oscar campaign with Pistorius. Billbords were removed yesterday across the country.
Pistorius also had a sponsorship with Nike. Nike extended their condolences to all families concerned following the tragic incident. "As it is a police matter, Nike will not comment further at this time," they said in a statement.'

Olympic ‘blade runner’ Oscar Pistorius arrived at the Pretoria magistrates court on Friday with his head covered.

The athlete was wearing a neat suite, with his head bowed reports looklocal Tzaneen’s  sister website, looklocal Centurion journalists Valeska Abreu and Corne van Zyl

 Oscar Pistorius in the dock. Picture Earl Oosthuisen


According to the site, ‘The Olympic gold medalist sister Aimee and his father Henke were seen sitting in the front row of the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Friday.

 Local and international photographers were earlier asked to leave the crowded court room while only a few were allowed to stay.’

Pistorius spent last night in in jail and arrived in court this morning. At 09:00.

’Pistorius underwent routine medical tests on Thursday after he allegedly shot and killed model Reeva Steenkamp,’ Looklocal Centurion reports.
 


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Shocking news, the Blade Runner, a national hero and paralympic athlete, is to appear in court on Friday. Pistorius has also been taken for blood test and will not appear in court today, as mentioned earlier. Pistorius will be in police custody overnight. Bail is also being opposed by the Police.

Reeva Steenkamp. Photo - Facebook

Oscar Pistorius. Photo Credit: Reuters




Oscar Pistorius, who shot and killed his girlfriend on Thursday in the Silverwoods Contry Estate after thinking she was a intruder, will appear in court later today on a charge of murder, according to looklocal Tzaneens' sister website in Pretoria, looklocal Centurion

According to looklocal Centurion, unconfirmed reports indicate that FHM model Reeva Steenkamp is the woman, who Pistorius allegedly shot 4 times in the head and chest.

The woman’s body was removed by 08:00 this morning, Beeld.com reports.   


Oscar Pistorius allegedly kills his girlfriend: Report

Timeslive(www.timeslive.co.za) reported this morning that Oscar Pistorius had shot and killed his girlfriend.

According to the news website, ‘Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius allegedly accidentally shot dead his girlfriend at his house in Pretoria on Thursday morning, according to a report.’   


The site reports that he had mistaken her for a robber, according to Beeld.com

‘Police spokeswoman Captain Sarah Mcira confirmed she was shot in the arm and head. She died on the scene. Pistorius is apparently in police custody,’  the article reads.  


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