Raw: Pistorius Arrives for Day 3 of Murder Trial


Olympian Oscar Pistorius arrived at a South African court for the third day of his trial into the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. (March 5)



Pretoria, South Africa - March 5, 2014

1. Mid of Oscar Pistorius arriving at court

2. Mid of Pistorius being escorted through court

3. Wide of court exterior


Oscar Pistorius, charged with murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, arrived at a court in Pretoria, South Africa for the third day of his trial.

Inside, the chief defence lawyer for Pistorius questioned the legitimacy of the witness giving evidence, Charl Johnson.

Barry Roux claimed parts of Johnson's statement were strikingly similar to those of his wife, Michelle Burger, who testified on Monday and Tuesday.

Burger broke down in tears at one point during her testimony because of what she said was the memory of the terrified screams of a woman.

At the beginning of proceedings on Wednesday, prosecutor Gerrie Nel said Johnson's telephone number had been read out in court a day earlier. Johnson then said he had since received a "large amount" of missed calls.

He described one voicemail message as intimidating.

The case has transfixed people around the world, and the proceedings are being broadcast on television.

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