February 26th, 2013
09:03 PM ET

Pistorius plea deal in the works? Jeffrey Toobin says it's possible

In South Africa today, Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius gave tribute to Reeva Steenkamp, the late girlfriend he is accused of murdering, with a private memorial service.

The Olympic star has been charged with premeditated murder after shooting Steenkamp in his home on Valentine's day. Pistorius says it was a tragic accident and he shot Steenkamp because he thought she was an intruder.

Pistorius is free on bail but the question tonight is will this case ever make it to trial?


CNN Legal Analyst, Jeffrey Toobin says there is a strong likelihood it could end in a plea deal and he is Outfront tonight with criminal defense attorney, Anne Bremner.

Filed under: News • Pistorius Case
soundoff (No Responses)

Post a comment


CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.