Pistorius murder trial: 10 things to know

Published On: Feb 22 2013 12:57:24 PM CST   Updated On: Jul 07 2014 10:22:52 AM CDT

In the latest twist in the Oscar Pistorius saga, the Olympian's lawyer says video of Pistorius re-enacting how he says he killed his girlfriend was illegally obtained by the Australian television network that aired it Sunday. Here's a look at the most compelling information about the case.

Oscar Pistorius, South Africa's blade runner
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7. Pistorius may have shown extreme confidence. A front page article in The Times (of South Africa) quoted a police officer who said he had contact with Pistorius after Wednesday's hearings. "He's convinced he'll be out by the weekend and back on the track before the end of the year," the officer said. Would an innocent man be that confident? Could a guilty man be that delusional? If that quote is accurate, psychologists could have a field day dissecting it.

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