Prosecutor Doubts Witness Objectivity in Pistorius Trial

July 7, 2014 9:31 AM

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Prosecutor Doubts Witness Objectivity in Pistorius Trial

The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Monday challenged the credibility of a physician who testified that the athlete has an anxious nature linked to his disability.

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel said the defense witness, physician Wayne Derman, could not be objective about the double-amputee runner, who killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home in what he has described as a mistaken shooting. The prosecution says Pistorius fatally shot Steenkamp through a closed to...

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