Pistorius Walks Across Court Without Prosthetics to Show Vulnerability

June 15, 2016 3:33 PM

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Pistorius Walks Across Court Without Prosthetics to Show Vulnerability

A sobbing Oscar Pistorius walked hesitantly on his stumps around court on Wednesday in a dramatic demonstration of his disability ahead of his sentencing for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Defense lawyer Barry Roux said it was not the "strong, ambitious" Pistorius, the history-making Olympic runner and multiple Paralympic champion, who fired the four shots that killed Steenkamp. Rather, it was a disabled man standing on his stumps and in fear for his life, Roux argued while asking for...

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