Pistorius murder trial: 10 things to know

Published On: Feb 22 2013 12:57:24 PM CST   Updated On: Aug 07 2014 11:13:06 AM CDT

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius entered a decisive stage on Thursday as lawyers began two days of final arguments at the High Court here before handing over the case to the presiding judge. Here's a look at the most compelling information about the case.

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These facts are not disputed: Early on Valentine's Day morning, Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympian who is arguably South Africa's biggest sporting star, shot through a bathroom door at his home in Pretoria and killed his girlfriend, 29-year-old model and law school graduate Reeva Steenkamp.

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