Pistorius Arrives at Court as Defense Begins

Image: South African Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius arrives at court in Pretoria
South African Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius arrives at court in Pretoria on April 7, 2014. MARCO LONGARI / AFP - Getty Images

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South African Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius arrives at court in Pretoria on Monday. As the defense opens its case, the 27-year-old athlete is expected to give the court his first account of why he shot dead his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of Valentine's Day in 2013.