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Psychiatrist who evaluated Oscar Pistorius hospitalised

By Rohit Kachroo: Africa Correspondent

A psychiatrist who evaluated Oscar Pistorius has been hospitalised, his defence team has confirmed to ITV News. Prosecutors say they are unsure whether the illness will cause a delay to the Olympian's murder trial, which has lasted almost four months.

The psychiatrist who evaluated Oscar Pistorius has been hospitalised. Credit: Safodien Mujahid/ABACA/Press Association Images

Pistorius is due to return to court on Monday following a 30 day psychiatric assessment. Although his examination is complete, written reports by a panel of specialists must now be presented to the court.

Defence and prosecution sources say they hope the trial will resume without delay.

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