S. Africa: Pistorius Referred for Observation
Judge Thokozile Masipa has ordered that murder-accused Oscar Pistorius be sent for psychiatric evaluation following forensic psychiatrist Dr Merryll Vorster's testimony that the Paralympic champion suffers from general anxiety disorder.
South Africa: Pistorius Referred for Observation
SAPA, 14 May 2014
Mental observation would ensure murder-accused Oscar Pistorius gets a fair trial, Judge Thokozile Masipa said in the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday. Read more »
South Africa: Court Orders Tests for Pistorius
Deutsche Welle, 14 May 2014
A judge has ruled that Oscar Pistorius must undergo psychiatric evaluation. The prosecution had brought forward an application to have the former Olympic sprinter sent to a… Read more »
South Africa: Pistorius Trial - Week 8, Day 3
Daily Maverick, 14 May 2014
This could be one of the most significant days in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial thus far. Today Pistorius will find out whether Judge Thokozile Masipa will grant the state's… Read more »
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius with family and friends at the high court in Pretoria.
According to the testimony of forensic psychiatrist Dr Merryll Vorster, murder-accused Oscar Pistorius suffers from general anxiety disorder which may affect the way he responds to ... Read more »