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.
Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius' lawyers have challenged the state's right to appeal after the athlete was charged with the negligent killing of his girlfriend. The application will be heard on March 13.
South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has been sent to prison for five years for shooting Reeva Steenkamp. The sentence is just says DW's Daniel Pelz.
Oscar Pistorius should not go to jail for the manslaughter of Reeva Steenkamp, a social worker has told the first day of his sentencing hearing. The South African athlete faces up to 15 years behind bars.
A South African prosecutor has argued against the verdict arrived at in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius. He was found guilty of culpable homicide, rather than the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
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