Pretoria, South Africa: Oscar Pistorius fought through tears to apologise to the family of his slain girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, as he took the witness stand in his defence Monday. (Read: Oscar Pistorius trial resumes, defence opens case)
Stammering and with his jaw trembling, Pistorius told the court he did not intend to kill his 29-year-old lover on Valentine's Day last year. (Read: Tension-filled court proceedings take emotional toll on tribunal)
The Paralympic gold medallist is accused of premeditated murder, but claims he shot the model though a locked toilet door believing she was an intruder.