New Photos Emerge Ahead of Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

Olympic athlete nicknamed "Blade Runner" stands accused of killing his model girlfriend.
3:00 | 03/01/14

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Big debate and now to new images surfacing of Oscar Pistorius just days before we head in what may be one of the watched murder tries on Earth. Sometimes phone as the blade runner accused of killing his model girlfriend. Now we're seeing pictures of the two of them days before the shooting and ABC's lama Hasan is on the story in London. Good morning to you. Reporter: And good morning to you, Dan. Well, with one female judge and no jury this is arguably the most anticipated murder trial in South Africa and as it's set to begin on Monday we are learning new details about the man who is at the center of it all, Oscar Pistorius. South Africa is calling it the trial of the century. The superstar sporting hero STA stands accused of murdering his model girlfriend reeva steenkamp on Valentine's day last year. New exclusive images obtained by sky news show Oscar Pistorius at a gun range months before the killing took place. Reportedly using the same gun on that fateful night and this picture showing the couple in a supermarket seemingly in love. Ni nicknamed the blade runner because of his present at the timic legs he has already admitting to shooting steenkamp at his home saying he mistook her for an intruder firing his weapon four times through a locked toilet door and killing her. The issue, was it murder? Did he intend to kill her? His defense is it was a mistake and a reasonable person could have made the same mistake. Fair enough but that's a tough defense. Reporter: Pistorius says he's kept a gun under his bed for security. He's always maintained it was all a tragic dent. The prosecution argues the shooting was deliberate. Considering that Oscar Pistorius shot his own girlfriend in his own home multiple times, you would think it might be a victory for them if the judge only convicts him of the lesser crime of culpable homicide meaning it was a negligent shooting. Reporter: Well his defense team is leaving no stone your honor turned hiring a company that reproduces crime scenes and Dr. Henry lee who gave evidence during the O.J. Simpson trial. The Oscar Pistorius trial is expected to last up to six weeks. Most of it will be televised. Dan and bianna. Of course, the world will be watching. On a lighter note we turn 0

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