Oscar Pistorious prosecutors push for murder conviction in Supreme Court

November 3, 2015 1:34 PM

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They say Judge Thokozile Masipa made an error at Pistorius’ trial last year when she acquitted him of murder for killing Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day 2013.

BLOEMFONTEIN, SOUTH AFRICA—A prosecutor on Tuesday sought a murder conviction against Oscar Pistorius before South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal, saying a lower court erred in acquitting the double-amputee athlete of that charge for killing his girlfriend, instead convicting him of culpable homic...

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