Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial Resumes

South African paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius leaves court in Pretoria on May 5, 2014. (Mujahid Safodien/AFP/Getty Images)

After a two-week recess, double amputee Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius returned to court today.

Pistorius is charged with the premeditated murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on February 14, 2013. He claims he shot her my mistake, thinking she was an intruder.

Today, a neighbor in the gated community where Pistorius lives testified in his defense, saying Pistorius was “broken” following the shooting.

Milton Nkosi is covering the trial for the BBC, and joins Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti from Pretoria with details.


Milton Nkosi, correspondent for the BBC in Pretoria. He tweets @nkosi_milton.

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