Pistorius murder trial: 10 things to know

Published On: Feb 22 2013 10:57:24 AM PST   Updated On: Aug 07 2014 09:13:06 AM PDT

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius entered a decisive stage on Thursday as lawyers began two days of final arguments at the High Court here before handing over the case to the presiding judge. Here's a look at the most compelling information about the case.

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2. Lead detective Hilton Botha has been charged with seven attempted murders. Detective Botha admitted to shoddy police work in the Pistorius investigation, but it was also revealed that Botha is facing seven attempted murder charges stemming from a 2011 incident in which he and two other officers shot at a minivan.

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