Oscar Pistorius Trial Concludes, Verdict Set for September 11

Accused of murdering his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius will learn his fate next month after a lengthy trial concluded in a Pretoria court.

updated: August 10, 2014 13:56 IST
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Paralympian Oscar Pistorius speaks with one of his legal representatives Brian Webber ahead of closing arguments at his murder trial in Pretoria.


Pretoria: A verdict in the high profile murder trial of sports star Oscar Pistorius has been set for September 11, after lawyers on Friday wrapped up five months of drama-filled proceedings. (Related: Oscar Pistorius Branded 'Deceitful Witness')

Eighteen months after Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013, the Paralympian's fate now lies in the hands of South African Judge Thokozile Masipa.

"We shall be back here on the 11th of September at 9:30 for the judgment," said Masipa, drawing proceedings to a close.

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