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Oscar Pistorius trial postponed

The prosecution rested in the trial of Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday, and the defense was set to start calling witnesses Friday.
By Aileen Graef   |   March 28, 2014 at 9:12 AM   |   Comments

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March 28 (UPI) -- The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has been postponed until April 7 due to one of the judge's assistants being sick.

The judge in the trial adjourned the court Friday and said that the case would be postponed for a week. Family of both Pistorius and his late girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp were present and seemed disappointed in the judge's decision.

Pistorius was disappointed as well, as he was ready to start the defense's case with his own testimony. When the trial resumes in April, he will likely be the first to testify. He and the defense team will try to prove that he fired four shots through a locked bathroom door, thinking there was an intruder but instead tragically killing his girlfriend.

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