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Old 20.02.2013, 17:56
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

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He's not a murderer, but what he is, is an idiot, if he'd actually wanted to kill her he should have done it with a large block of ice by the swimming pool, murder weapon melts away, it looks as if she bashed her head while diving in. That was in Colombo, not sure how he solved that one.
Or bashed her about the head with a frozen salmon near the pool ... and then eaten the evidence
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Old 20.02.2013, 18:10
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Or bashed her about the head with a frozen salmon near the pool ... and then eaten the evidence
You have to have a lot of time or strong teeth to eat a frozen salmon really fast
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Old 20.02.2013, 18:22
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

Roses are red, violets are glorious, never sneak up on, Oscar Pistorious!
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Old 20.02.2013, 18:25
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Roses are red, violets are glorious, never sneak up on, Oscar Pistorious!
You're a bit late for the jokes too...
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Old 21.02.2013, 11:31
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

"Oscar Pistorius back in court as detective attempted murder charge revealed live coverage" Guardian reports. It sure won't be an easy case ans Pistorius must have the best lawyers in the country.
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Old 21.02.2013, 11:37
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

I watched the first part of Amanpour last night on CNN. Apparently the defense was able to poke holes in some of the prosecution's case yesterday.

First one was that a detective had to admit he contaminated the crime scene by not wearing booties on his shoes (none were available). Second, the detective also had to admit there was no physical evidence that proves things happened in a way other than that which Pistorius described.

Today should be interesting.
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Old 21.02.2013, 11:41
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

Not to mention that the witness who "heard them fighting" was over 600m away.
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Old 21.02.2013, 11:44
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

It gets better!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21528631
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Pistorius detective on attempted murder charges.
The South African detective leading the Oscar Pistorius inquiry is facing seven charges of attempted murder, police have confirmed.
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

My only conclusion so far-we South Africans are certainly not a boring
bunch-never a dull moment!!!!
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Old 21.02.2013, 11:49
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

This whole case strangely starts to remind me DSK affair. In the beginning all seemed to be very clear and then with time and lawyer's work it was more and more complicated. And ended with a civil case.
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Old 21.02.2013, 11:50
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

A murderer in charge of a murder enquiry?

Well that throws a right spanner in the works! Good job Pistorius Lawyers!
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Old 21.02.2013, 12:03
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

But then again he'll know exactly what to look for!
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Old 21.02.2013, 12:09
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

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A murderer in charge of a murder enquiry?

Well that throws a right spanner in the works! Good job Pistorius Lawyers!
Equally, incompetent detective work is an ideal way to have a case thrown out the window.
(especially if you couldn't win in the first place)
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Old 21.02.2013, 16:12
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

I love it. A police officer who's facing murder charges is still allowed to work as an investigator into a murder? Come on people! His badge should have been taken away and he should be on paid leave until his case is resolved, not still working!

Criminal trial or reality TV show - which is it to be?
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Old 21.02.2013, 16:20
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

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I love it. A police officer who's facing murder charges is still allowed to work as an investigator into a murder? Come on people! His badge should have been taken away and he should be on paid leave until his case is resolved, not still working!

Criminal trial or reality TV show - which is it to be?
Well, Reeva did have her heart set on the Reality TV option
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Old 21.02.2013, 16:27
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

I have to say I am slightly doubting my first thought which was guilty as sin.

The one bit of evidence in his favour seems to be the fact that in the post mortem she was found to have an empty bladder which indicated she had just been to the toilet which would answer why she was in there. She heard him shouting to call for the police and immediately locked the door.
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Old 21.02.2013, 16:31
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

I think Pistorius is telling the truth. If he meant to kill Reeva, how the hell did he think he could get away with it?
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Old 21.02.2013, 16:47
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

"The detective initially told the court the witness was some 600m (1,800ft) away, but later amended his answer to 300m - something the Pistorius family said was "extremely concerning".

Det Botha was also forced to acknowledge that while the witness had said she heard two sets of three shots 17 minutes apart, only four cartridges were found."


Interesting.


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Old 21.02.2013, 18:09
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I think Pistorius is telling the truth. If he meant to kill Reeva, how the hell did he think he could get away with it?
There is always a passion crime. You can kill and not think rationnally what will happen afterwards.
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

He`s guilty as hell, it`s just a matter of what, murder or manslaughter.

Assuming manslaughter to be stupid enough to grab a gun from beside a bed not realize your girlfriend is no longer in bed and shoot her through the bathroom door you should still be going away for a long time. He couldn`t have possibly warned before shooting or surely she shouts back.

She`s dead either because of his maliciousness or extreme stupidity.
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