South African police replaced the lead detective on the Oscar Pistorius case on Thursday, after it emerged that the initial investigator faced attempted murder charges. Pistorius is charged with murdering his girlfriend.
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has taken the stand to defend himself against charges that he intentionally murdered his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. He began his testimony by apologizing to Steenkamp's family.
Cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius has begun in Pretoria, with the lead prosecutor urging Pistorius to "take responsibility" for killing Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius also gave details of the night of the shooting.
South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius has again taken the stand to testify in his own defense at his murder trial. Pistorius has admitted shooting his girlfriend dead, but has said it was an accident.
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