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Fresh appeal to have Pistorius charged with murder

Prosecutors have appealed to South Africa's Supreme Court to have the conviction against Oscar Pistorius changed from 'multiple homicide' to murder.

The paralympian was found guilty of the lesser charge of culpable homicide - the equivalent of manslaughter - last year after shooting dead Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013.

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Prosecutor: Circumstantial evidence should be reviewed

The prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorious case has argued that the judge in the original case should not have thrown out circumstantial evidence which would have made the athlete's version of events "impossible".

Gerrie Nel said: "The court ignored the evidence, the most important circumstantial evidence, that would make the accused version, not reasonably or possibly true, but impossible."

Nel is arguing that Pistorius should have been given a murder conviction.

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