Pistorius pleads not guilty to murder of girlfriend Steenkamp

by Reuters
Monday, 3 March 2014 09:43 GMT

PRETORIA, March 3 (Reuters) - South African Olympic and Paralympic running star Oscar Pistorius pleaded not guilty on Monday to a charge of murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, as his trial started in Pretoria.

"Not guilty, My Lady," Pistorius answered when asked by Judge Thokozile Masipa. (Reporting by Ed Cropley; Editing by Pascal Fletcher)

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