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Pistorius murder trial: 10 things to know

Published On: Feb 22 2013 12:57:24 PM CST   Updated On: Apr 11 2014 12:32:04 PM CDT

Oscar Pistorius was on the stand this week and Friday marked another day of relentless cross-examination as the prosecution challenged his account of the killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

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2. Lead detective Hilton Botha has been charged with seven attempted murders. Detective Botha admitted to shoddy police work in the Pistorius investigation, but it was also revealed that Botha is facing seven attempted murder charges stemming from a 2011 incident in which he and two other officers shot at a minivan.

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