South Africa hosts second sensational murder trial

October 10, 2014 11:34 AM

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — One month after a verdict in the Oscar Pistorius trial, South African justice is again under international scrutiny as prosecutors press a murder case against a British man accused of hiring local men to kill his wife on their 2010 honeymoon and make it look like a botched carjacking.

Murder suspect Shrien Dewani, who fought extradition from Britain for years, is not globally known like Pistorius, the double-amputee athlete who killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was convicted of the lesser charge of culpable homicide and faces sentencing next week. Also, unlike the Pistorius tria...

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