Oscar Pistorius on trial for Reeva Steenkamp murder

Key points

  • Oscar Pistorius shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at their home in Pretoria on 14 February 2013
  • Mr Pistorius has pleaded not guilty to all the charges he faces
  • Witness Michelle Burger said in her evidence that "you could hear blood-curdling screams"
  • State prosecutors allege the killing was premeditated, after the couple had a row
  • For the first time in South Africa, parts of the trial are being televised live
  • All times GMT

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  • Simeon Paterson 
  • Dominic Howell 
  • Lorna Hankin 
  • Alexandra Fouché 

Last updated 3 March 2014

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