Oscar Pistorius trial set to resume after psychiatric tests

June 29, 2014 1:39 PM

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Oscar Pistorius trial set to resume after psychiatric tests

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius resumes Monday after one month during which mental health experts evaluated the athlete to determine if he has an anxiety disorder that could have influenced his actions on the night he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to receive the conclusions of a panel of one psychologist and three psychiatrists who were instructed to assess whether the double-amputee runner was capable of understanding the wrongfulness of his act when he shot Steenkamp through a closed toilet door in his hom...

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