Forensic Analysis Challengd in Pistorius Trial

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The chief defense lawyer challenged the analysis of a bullet-marked bathroom door during cross examination on day nine of the Oscar Pistorius trial. He's charged with killing his girlfriend. (March 13)

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Pretoria, South Africa - March 13, 2014

1. Mid of Oscar Pistorius entering court house

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Pretoria South Africa - March 12, 2014

2. Mid of door, cut to close up of door

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3. Wide of court room, cuts to evidence photo

4. Still image of Reeva Steenkamp

5. SOUNDBITE (English) Barry Roux, Chief defense lawyer Transcript Below)

6. SOUNDBITE (english) Colon J.G. Vermuelen, Forensic analyst (transcript below)

7. SOUNDBITE (English) Barry Roux, Chief defense lawyer (transcript Below)

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Pretoria South Africa - March 12, 2014

8. Mid of Colonel Vermuelen

9. SOUNDBITE (English) Name, Occupation (Transcript Below)

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10. Mid of evidence on screen, bullets in door

11. Mid of evidence on screen, bloody leg

12. Mid of Colonel Vermuelen

13. Wide of court room

14. Mid of evidence on screen, door

15. Mid of Oscar Pistorius exiting court house

COMPELLING NEW TESTIMONY FROM A FORENSIC EXPERT IN THE TRIAL OF DISABLED OLYMPIAN OSCAR PISTORIUS...

CHIEF DEFENSE LAWYER BARRY ROUX CHALLENGED THE ANALYSIS OF A BULLET MARKED BATHROOM DOOR DURING CROSS EXAMINATION.

ROUX POINTED OUT POSSIBLE MISTEPS IN POLICE INVESTIGATION AND QUESTIONED THE HANDLING OF EVIDENCE IN THE TRIAL OF THE MURDER OF GIRLFRIEND REEVA STEENKAMP.

SOUNDBITE (English) Barry Roux, Chief defense lawyer: "Seeing the door on more than one occasion, just to do the test."

SOUNDBITE (English) Colonel J.G. Vermuelen, Forensic analyst: "My Lady"

SOUNDBITE (English) Barry Roux, Chief defense lawyer: "You had the prosthetic legs, just do the test."

FORENSIC ANALYST COLONEL J.G. VERMUELEN BELIEVES PISTORIUS WAS NOT ON HIS PROSTHETIC LIMBS AT THE TIME OF THE KILLING.

SOUNDBITE (English) Colonel J.G. Vermuelen, Forensic analyst: "That mark does not appear to me to be a shoe print or a foot print or a shoe or a foot making that mark."

WHILE ROUX INSISTED PISTORIUS *WAS WEARING HIS PROSTHETIC LEGS, SAYING HE STRUCK THE TOILET DOOR FROM A LOW ANGLE.

COURT PHOTOS REVEALED A BLOODIED PROSTHETIC LIMB AND SOCK WORN BY PISTORIUS FOLLOWING THE ATTACK.

THE BACK AND FOR THE OVER THE ATHLETE'S USE OF PROSTHEIC LIMBS COULD PLAY A CRUCIAL ROLE FOR PISTORIUS'S CASE.

THE PARALYMPIAN CLAIMS HE ACCIDNETALLY SHOT STEENKAMP DURING A HOME INVASION.

PROSECUTION SAYS PISTORIUS INTENTIONALLY KILLED HIS GIRLFRIEND AFTER AN ARGUMENT.

SIGOUT - Emily Roseman /Associated Press

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