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Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock during Pistorius' trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, March 3, 2014. REUTERS/Themba Hadebe/Pool (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS ENTERTAINMENT CRIME LAW TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Pistorius trial witness: "bloodcurdling screams", then shots

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PRETORIA (Reuters) - The first witness at Oscar Pistorius' murder trial told the court on Monday she heard "bloodcurdling screams" from a woman followed by shots, a dramatic opening to a case that could see one of global sport's most admired role models jailed for life.


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