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Nel Tears Into Forensic Expert

Defence forensic expert Roger Dixon on Wednesday conceded he had not received training in blood splatter analysis, that he was not a sound or light …

Defence Expert Says No Bullets Missed Reeva

Defence forensic expert, Roger Dixon on Wednesday told the North Gauteng High Court that none of the four bullets missed Reeva Steenkamp. State …

Oscar Pistorius 'heartbroken' at seeing Steenkamp body

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South Africa

Pistorius trial: Reeva Steenkamp shot in 'rapid fire'

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South Africa

Oscar Pistorius weeps in dock as 'instant amputation' of Reeva's arm is revealed

He said that the result of the black talon bullet on her arm caused an 'instant amputation.'<p>The Black Talon bullets open up on impact, creating six …

Graphic: In his own words – How Oscar Pistorius Killed Reeva Steenkamp

Graphic: In his own words – How Oscar Pistorius Killed Reeva Steenkamp<p>In an affidavit, Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee track star, has told how …

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Expert's integrity comes under fire

State prosecutor Gerrie Nel (Kim Ludbrook, AP)<p>Video<p>Criminal law expert William Booth says Oscar Pistorius crumbled under Gerrie Nel's cross …

Oscar's trial - day 24 summary

Pistorius expert ‘unqualified’ claim

Pistorius trial day 23 - in 60 seconds

The girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius was shot in quick succession as she fell down, a forensics expert has told the South African athlete's murder trial.<p>This differs from a police ballistics witness who said there was short break between the first and second shots.<p>Mr Pistorius denies intentionally …

Oscar Pistorius's Grueling Testimony: Will Contradictions Doom Him?

There was a barrage of questions. Followed by another. And another.<p>For five long days, prosecutor Gerrie Nel relentlessly hammered Oscar Pistorius …

Oscar Pistorius trial: Reeva Steenkamp standing with 'hand on the door handle' when she was shot dead

Reeva Steenkamp was standing with her hand "on the door handle" before Oscar Pistorius shot her dead through a locked toilet door, his murder trial …

Pistorius legal team try to regain initiative as chief witness is questioned

Oscar Pistorius's defence team has attempted to reassert his story that he killed his girlfriend by mistake after the South African athlete endured five days of gruelling cross-examination.<p>Chief witness for the defence Roger Dixon, a forensic geologist at the University of Pretoria and a former …

Oscar Pistorius Trial Day 24: The prosecution remains aggressive

PRETORIA, South Africa – At the end of the proceedings Wednesday, Oscar Pistorius leaned his head against his aunt's handbag and hunched over next to …

Oscar's expert did not read post mortem report - Nel

Pretoria - The report of the post mortem on Reeva Steenkamp was not properly read by defence expert witness Roger Dixon, the North Gauteng High Court …

Doors trouble Pistorius clan since 1844

Cape Town - More than a century before paralympian Oscar Pistorius appeared in court on a murder charge, a founder member of the Pistorius clan in …

Pistorius trial adjourns: Here's how the defence and prosecution cases compare

Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters<p>The Prosecution’s case<p>Chief prosecutor is Gerrie Nel, whose tenacious courtroom demeanor long ago earned him the nickname “bull terrier.”<p>The prosecution has described Oscar Pistorius as a gun-obsessed hothead whose relationships with women have often been volatile.<p>Four …

Oscar Pistorius trial: expert witness for defence accused of irresponsibility

An expert witness for Oscar Pistorius's defence was accused of "irresponsibility" on Wednesday after admitting that he is not trained in ballistics, light, sound or blood spatter evidence and was not present at Reeva Steenkamp's postmortem.<p>Roger Dixon, a geologist and university lecturer who worked …

Pistorius Prosecutor Lays Into Witness: 'You're Not an Expert'

The prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius case accused a forensic expert speaking for the Olympic athlete of not being an expert on subjects he was testifying about on Thursday.<p>"You see how irresponsible it is to make inferences in areas where you're not an expert?" chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel asked …

AS IT HAPPENED: Day 25 - Pistorius on trial

Video<p>Here's everything you need to know about day 24 of Oscar Pistorius's trial in the North Gauteng High Court.WATCH<p>Oscar Pistorius's murder trial …

Pistorius trial: Forensic tests challenged

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Oscar Pistorius trial recap: Coverage from day 25 of athlete's trial as it breaks for Easter

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Defence witness contradicts Oscar's version

A defence witness on Thursday contradicted the evidence of murder-accused Oscar Pistorius.<p>A defence witness on Thursday contradicted the evidence of …

Oscar Pistorius: prosecution attacks forensic expert evidence

The prosecution in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial sharply question the credentials and findings of a forensic expert for the paralympic athelete's defence<p>Prosecutor Gerrie Nel questioned forensic geologist Roger Dixon's role in audio test involving the sounds of gunshots and a bat that was played …

South Africa

Court hears defence analysis of bullets on Reeva

The High Court heard that the bullet casing found in Oscar's toilet bowl could not have been from the same one that struck her in the head.<p>The bullet …

Here's The Biggest Sign Yet That Oscar Pistorius' Defense May Be Doomed

Agence France Presse reports that Reggie Perumal, who joined the defense team shortly after Pistorius shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of Feb. 14, 2013, recently announced that he will not testify in the Pretoria trial that has captivated South African media.<p>Private pathologists …

South Africa

'Third day in court today. Let's see how much of my credibility is destroyed. After that, beer!' Glib Facebook post of 'expert witness' taken apart in Pistorius trial

• <b>Roger Dixon has testified for defence about night athlete shot girlfriend</b>• <b><br>Prosecutor Gerrie Nel accused him of not being qualified to give evidence</b>• <b><br>Of</b> …

Pistorius trial: Nel tackles Dixon’s methods

PRETORIA - Prosecutor Gerrie Nel on Thursday asked forensic geologist Roger Dixon why he didn't use the same methods as the police when examining …