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Oscar Pistorius arrested

Oscar Pistorius, paralympic champion, has been arrested after a woman was shot dead at his home in Pretoria.
It is being reported that he may have shot his girlfriend after mistaking her for an intruder.
Terrible, and very sad.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21455453
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Old 14.02.2013, 08:48
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It is being reported that he may have shot his girlfriend after mistaking her for an intruder.
The judge is really gonna believe that!
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Old 14.02.2013, 08:52
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is why one should always keep a loaded weapon in the house .
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

Allegedly she was shot twice, in the arm and head.

A young woman's life over, and maybe a young man's too.
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Old 14.02.2013, 09:09
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Allegedly she was shot twice, in the arm and head.
Head shots are almost always personal, so I doubt it very much that this is simply a terrible accident of someone defending his home.

Call me Dr CSI
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

I think that he fired only once.. Just that one shot got her in the arms and head..
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Old 14.02.2013, 09:15
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

It is being reported that she may have come to the house to surprise him.

Seems she did that.

I personally think it was probably a terrible tragic mistake.
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Nice to see that amateur psychology and uneducated speculation aren't confined to the pages of the Daily Mail
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

Not guilt count #1 premeditated murder.

OJ Pistorius, come on down!!
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Old 11.09.2014, 13:42
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

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Not guilt count #1 premeditated murder.

OJ Pistorius, come on down!!
I think after the court resumes, he will be convicted of coupable homicide (negligence in SA law)
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Old 11.09.2014, 14:31
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

Until tomorrow, but she did say that he was negligent.

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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

Not looking good for him on the culpable homicide charge.
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Old 11.09.2014, 14:48
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Until tomorrow, but she did say that he was negligent.

Tom

" ... The verdict will bring tremendous relief to his family, who were in court to support him every day, and the legion of fans who believed in him. It even raises the prospect that the Paralympian could one day resurrect his career on the track."

http://www.theguardian.com/world/201...eeva-steenkamp

We will see you on the track then.
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Old 11.09.2014, 14:50
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We will see you on the track then.
In 20 years time.

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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

Is the prosecuter drunk? He can hardly string 3 words together!!!
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

Could get 15 years, possibly 7 to 10 according to the BBC

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-29149581
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

Having been to pretoria prison i wouldnt wish that place on anyone.

He had better get used to picking up liquid soap
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

The only conceivable verdict from the outset way back in March, why did it take so long?
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

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The only conceivable verdict from the outset way back in March, why did it take so long?
Because he has the money to pay for the VERY BEST criminal lawyers in the country. Definite fact. And will probably take longer to get him actually behind bars. And then it will be bars of a higher quality, as "befitting his station in life"
Whats the bet he gets a private cell, en suite bathroom, tv, internet, special meals, etc etc ....?
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Having been to pretoria prison i wouldnt wish that place on anyone.

He had better get used to picking up liquid soap


Another hell-hole. If you read http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/wo...ons/index.html or http://mg.co.za/article/2014-02-26-d...ked-in-prison/ , the standards have dropped.
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