Skip to comments.Oscar Pistorius murder charge: bloodied cricket bat found at Paralympic athlete's home
Posted on 02/17/2013 1:06:58 PM PST by Perdogg
Local reports stated police believe he may have used the bat to attack girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp before shooting her dead on St Valentine's Day morning.
Detectives are working on two other theories concerning the bat: that it was either used to break down the door of the bathroom where she hid, or that she used it to defend herself against Mr Pistorius, South Africa's City Press reported.
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
Pistorius’ defense is crumbling and his defense will have no leg to stand on when he goes to court.
However, the South African jury may not be sympathetic to the victim who they will view as a Discontinued Model.
And the good news for Pistorius is that the Houston Astros who just entered the American League are is desperate need of a Designated Hitter.
What a horrible story this is.
Steroids. The dude had a pharmacopia and it made him crazy. His prior female acquaintances need to step up and verify this if and when called upon by the prosecutors. Betcha he liked the steroids more than he liked the babes. And for a number of reasons the combination can lead to trouble.
Looks like the “I thought it was a burglar” defense has been batted down.
As to steroids: didn’t he just compete in the Olympic games and wouldn’t he have been tested for such (more easily detected than other forms of doping)? As to the rest: my first guess was that she dumped him and he wasn’t acceptive to the rejection.
Pistorius defense is crumbling and his defense will have no leg to stand on when he goes to court.
That’s a sticky wicket. Wait. No, it’s a sticky bat. Sorry.
Throw in a rocket launcher too, that's what the MSM did for Dorner.........
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See my #12
You are probably right, as new stories today seem to indicate.
Side note: Pistorius (also) competed in the proper Olympics last year, making the semifinals of the 400m and being part of the 400 m relay.
Yeah well, that’s a report out of Chicago...they’re probably still miffed about not getting the games...sore losers.