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Oscar Pistorius to have mental health evaluation

Oscar Pistorius will undergo evaluation for mental illness, a South African court has ruled. Olympic and Paralympic athlete Pistorius denies murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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Pistorius trial resumes after Easter break

Oscar Pistorius is spotted leaving the Pretoria High Court, at the end of the fifth day of his trial, in Pretoria, South Africa. Credit: ABACA

The murder trial of Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is set to resume today.

Pistorius, 27, is on trial for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, whom he shot dead on Valentines Day last year in his Pretoria home. He insists he killed the 29-year-old law graduate and model after mistaking her for an intruder hiding in the toilet. The case was adjourned on 17th April.

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