facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

South African police conclude Pistorius investigation

Aug. 14, 2013 at 4:51 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- South African police have concluded their investigation of athlete Oscar Pistorius, accused of killing his girlfriend, a media report said Wednesday.

Eyewitness News, Johannesburg, reported Pistorius will be indicted within a week, and is to return to court Aug. 19. His trial is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2014.

Pistorius, 26 -- a sprinter known as "the Blade Runner" and famous for competing on prosthetic legs -- shot and killed model Reeva Steenkamp, 29, in his Pretoria home in February. He claims he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder, but the state will argue a case of premeditated murder.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Ukraine warns of "full-scale war"
2
Oregon girl dies at beach after sand pit collapse
3
Israel claims West Bank acreage for development
4
Germany to send arms to Kurds
5
Malaysia Airlines cuts fares after disasters
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback