Oscar Pistorius murder trial: Verdict set for September 11
Published 08/08/2014 | 14:49
South African judge Thokozile Masipa said on Friday she would deliver her verdict in the murder trial of Paralympic and Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on September 11.
Double-amputee Pistorius, 27, once a national icon for reaching the pinnacle of sport, is accused of murdering Reeva Steenkamp, a law graduate and model, at his home in Pretoria on Valentine's Day last year.
Pistorius says he shot Steenkamp in a tragic accident, mistaking her for an intruder.