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South Africa / Pistorius Murder Case / A Discussion #1039129

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) The statement in court from South African paralympian runner Oscar Pistorius, who is charged with murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, introduced; scenes shown from her funeral.

(Pretoria, South Africa: Robyn Curnow) The bail hearing for Pistorius featured; scenes from outside and inside the courthouse, including protesters, and courtroom sketches shown; details given from his affidavit believing he shot an intruder rather than Reeva and the state's position on murder. The reaction in the courtroom as Pistorius broke down and the speculation about the sad case discussed.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and former ADA Marcia Clark about Pistorius; Pistorius' affidavit about the shooting verbally quoted; many Reeva model photos shown. [CLARK - analyzes the statement, the bloody cricket bat; questions why he did not call the ambulance first.] [GERAGOS - assesses why Pistorius went into such detail in the affidavit and how this is a plausible explanation; warns about not missing keys to South African culture in this case.]

Reporter(s):
Blitzer, Wolf;
Curnow, Robyn
Duration:
00:12:30

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