Subscribe to Breaking News emails

You have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.

Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.

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

Breaking News Emails

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.

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.

Breaking News Emails

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.
MORE FROM news