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Oscar Pistorius has left Pretoria Magistrates' Court, where he appeared briefly today to be formally charged with the murder of his former girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Court documents show that Oscar Pistorius has been indicted for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius has been formally indicted for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The indictment was read out in the courtroom and included the line: "Some of the State witnesses heard a woman scream, followed by moments of silence, then heard gunshots..."
Oscar Pistorius' murder trial will take place from 3 March to 20 March next year, Pretoria Magistrates' Court has confirmed.
The moment Oscar Pistorius returned to court for his latest hearing, to be faced with a flurry of flashing cameras.
Oscar Pistorius has arrived at Pretoria Magistrates' Court to be formally charged.
The uncle of Oscar Pistorius' late girlfriend Reeve Steenkamp has forgiven him for his involvement in the death his niece and does not expect justice from the trial.
Mike Steenkamp said he believed "something would come out" of the case.
Photographers are already gathered in front of the dock at Pretoria Magistrates' Court waiting for Oscar Pistorius to arrive.
Oscar Pistorius is "not in a good place at all" and facing "the biggest fight of his life" according to family friend Mike Kendrick.
Mr Kendrick told Daybreak Pistorius had been living with his uncle but was unable to discuss the upcoming trial because "it is very difficult for him to talk about it".
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Oscar Pistorius prayed and wiped away tears at a court hearing as his murder trial was set for 3 March, 2014.
Oscar Pistorius will learn the date of his murder trial on Monday on what would have been his ex-girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp’s 30th birthday.