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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3. Several police blunders have plagued the investigation. Botha initially said the two witnesses who heard screaming from Pistorius' house on the night of the killing were 600 meters away. He later changed the distance to 300 meters. Other admissions: Investigators missed a spent bullet in the toilet and didn't take pictures of a box of bullets but snapped photos of Pistorius' medals.

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