Pistorius lawyer says killing "was not murder"

The defence lawyer for South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has said the killing of Reeva Steenkamp last week "was not murder",according to Sky News.

19th February, 2013
Oscar Pistorius

The defence lawyer for South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has said the killing of Reeva Steenkamp last week "was not murder",according to Sky News.

Pistorius is appearing in court today, charged with the murder of his girlfriend, who was was found shot dead in his home.

Prosecutors claim he shot Steenkamp in a premeditated murder.

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