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Drama, Tears as Oscar Pistorius Testifies at Murder Triali
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Anita Powell
April 11, 2014 3:48 PM
South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius concluded a grueling week on the witness stand on Friday at his murder trial. He is the star witness for the defense, and his testimony has been packed with emotion, tears, raised voices and pitched arguments with a prosecutor who is determined to prove that he intended to kill his girlfriend when he shot four times through a locked bathroom door. VOA's Anita Powell was in the courtroom in Pretoria, and brings us this report.

Drama, Tears as Oscar Pistorius Testifies at Murder Trial

Anita Powell

Published April 11, 2014

South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius concluded a grueling week on the witness stand on Friday at his murder trial. He is the star witness for the defense, and his testimony has been packed with emotion, tears, raised voices and pitched arguments with a prosecutor who is determined to prove that he intended to kill his girlfriend when he shot four times through a locked bathroom door. VOA's Anita Powell was in the courtroom in Pretoria, and brings us this report.


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