Former Olympic star Oscar Pistorius was grilled on the stand Wednesday as the prosecutor in his murder trial tried to highlight discrepancies in the runner's testimony about the night he shot and killed his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius grilled by prosecutor: 'You shot and killed her. Say it'
Did the "Blade Runner" crack on the stand?
Robyn Curnow is in Pretoria, South Africa with all of the details.
A highly-emotional and pivotal day in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.
Over the course of three-and-a-half hours, the one-time Olympian testified about his relationship with Reeva Steenkamp and the moment that, in his words, everything changed.
Oscar Pistorius breaks his silence.
For the first time, the former Olympian took the stand in his murder trial.
His first words?
An apology to the parents of Reeva Steenkamp, his girlfriend at the time, whom he shot and killed in a bathroom on Valentine's day last year.
Robyn Curnow has more on what the man dubbed "Blade Runner" had to say.
Oscar Pistorius remained composed as the focus of his murder trial shifted from forensics back to the athlete's history with guns.
The one-time Olympian was seated next to a green plastic bucket after he was unable to stomach the gory description of his girlfriend's death during yesterday's testimony.
Robyn Curnow is OutFront in Pretoria South Africa.
Gripping eyewitness testimony in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.
The athlete's neighbor in excruciating detail revealed what he saw just minutes after the blade runner's girlfriend was shot four times.
Oscar Pistorius breaks down as trial hears grisly details of girlfriend's killing
Witness Johan Stipp, said he went to Pistorius' residence after hearing shots fired. He said he saw Steenkamp mortally wounded, her brain tissue mixed with blood and Pistorius praying for her to live.
"I remember the first thing he said when I got there was, 'I shot her, I thought she was a burglar and I shot her,'" Stipp told the court.
The testimony was so powerful it left the one-time Olympian in tears.
Robyn Curnow is OutFront in Pretoria, South Africa with the story.
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