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Pistorius defence lawyer says killing was not murder
February 19, 2013 / 9:03 AM / 5 years ago

Pistorius defence lawyer says killing was not murder

PRETORIA (Reuters) - A lawyer for Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius said the killing of the athlete’s girlfriend Reeva Steemkamp was not murder.

A newspaper vendor sets up his stall outside court ahead of South African "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius' court appearance in Pretoria February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

The comments were made at a bail hearing in Pretoria on Tuesday.

Reporting by David Dolan; Writing by Jon Herskovitz; Editing by Ed Cropley

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