Images: Oscar Pistorius, charged with murder, weeps in court

Feb 15, 2013   (5 images)

Paralympic superstar Oscar Pistorius openly wept as he appeared in court Friday, charged with the murder of his girlfriend as South Africans closely watched developments in a killing that has stunned the country. Pistorius' father, Henke, was in the court as was his brother Carl, sister Aimee and other supporters of the 26-year-old double-amputee athlete. Here are some images of Pistorius at the court.


 

Athlete Oscar Pistorius weeps in court in Pretoria, South Africa, at his bail hearing in the murder case of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. AP

Athlete Oscar Pistorius weeps in court in Pretoria, South Africa, at his bail hearing in the murder case of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. AP

 

Oscar Pistorius arrives at the courthouse. AP

Oscar Pistorius arrives at the courthouse. AP

 

A police officer holds a gun that was allegedly used in the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend of Pistorius. AP

A police officer holds a gun that was allegedly used in the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend of Pistorius. AP

 

Sister of Olympic athlete Pistorius, Aimee, left, leaves the Mamelodi Hospital, South Africa, where she visited her brother while he was being examined. AP

Sister of Olympic athlete Pistorius, Aimee, left, leaves the Mamelodi Hospital, South Africa, where she visited her brother while he was being examined. AP

 

Workers taking down a billboard of Pistorius endorsing a product in Johannesburg. AP

Workers taking down a billboard of Pistorius endorsing a product in Johannesburg. AP

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