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Pistorius murder trial resumes

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). STORY: South African track star Oscar Pistorius wept and retched into a bucket in court on Monday (April 7) during graphic forensic testimony about the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, whom he is accused of murdering on Valentine's Day last year. As the first defence witness, forensic pathologist Jannie Botha, described the multiple bullet wounds sustained by Steenkamp, the 27-year-old Paralympic and Olympic sprinter sat in the dock with his head buried in his hands. Convulsed by sobbing he threw up occasionally into a plastic bucket, as happened during previous sessions last month when the court heard details of Steenkamp's autopsy and reviewed pictures of the blood-stained toilet and bathroom. Pistorius, nicknamed the "Blade Runner" due to the carbon-fibre prosthetic limbs he uses in competition, is accused of killing Steenkamp deliberately by firing four rounds from a 9 mm pistol through a locked toilet door after a

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