Oscar Pistorius Covers Ears During Witness Testimony

The paralympian known as Blade Runner hung his head during an intense cross-examination.
3:00 | 03/05/14

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Oscar pistorimiss tpistorius was an olympian. He had a stunning girlfriend, a star in her own right. But now he's charged with murder. And today in court, a moment of real drama. Oscar Pistorius on trial for murdering his model girlfriend broke down and wept for the first time today on day two of his murder trial. The blade runner had appeared composed and focused, but he put his head in his hand as if to block out what he was hearing when his defense counsel challenged a neighbor's testimony that she heard a woman's scream after the final shot. There was serious, serious brain damage. And our evidence will be that the person with that brain damage will have no response, no cognitive function, no thought process. She could not have screamed. The witness who was not on camera also lost her composure when describing her state of mind when she made her original statement. It was quite raw still. It was quite? Raw, the emotion. When I'm in the shower, I relive those shots. She lives approximately two football fields away from the murder scene. We learned today that the defense team had carried out a test to recreate the screams at the same hour of the murder in Pistorius' home to see if the sound would carry. A second witness described being awoken on Valentine's day of 2013 by a commotion. It seems like somebody was involved in a fight. If found guilty, os car Pistorius is looking at life in prison.

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