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Oscar Pistorius and the definition of murder.

25 February 2013, 16:00

Normally when one suspect an intruder that's on your property then instinct dictates that you asked a simple question which is: Hey!!! Who's there? In Oscar's case he shot his girlfriend behind a closed door and could well have asked in all probability before firing four shots:"Reeva is that you"?Why did Oscar never do that I wonder? Why didn't he have the presence of mind to do so?It's just seems stranger than fiction.
 
 Reports were saying that Reeva got up to go the bathroom and took her phone with her into the bathroom. Was there a reason for that? Was she perhaps trying to ring someone and didn't want Oscar to hear or know about it? Also why are there only two possible verdicts in this case: an accident and premeditated murder? Why couldn't it have been infidelity,cheating,jealousy,anger,rage aswell? Also were there other substances in his house that are a perfect cocktail for circumstances that could lead to murder?

What about the sharp angles at which Oscar fired his shots at the "burglar" through the bathroom door? Evidence also points to the fact that those angles at which the shots were fired by Oscar don't indicate him shooting to prevent at an attacker about to harm him,but instead were fired to kill someone in a corner of a room.

Did the "burglar" defuse Oscar's high tech alarm system,assuming he had one and that it was working properly,climbed up a two-storey building where his bathroom is without being spotted or seen by any of the security cameras or heard by the security guards?
 
 As Chief Magistrate,Desmond Nair,said when setting forth the bail:"Oscar's trial is full of improbabilities (or some might call them lies),but now is not the time to decide Oscar's guilt or his innocence. The magistrate had looked at the thought of Oscar fleeing South Africa,perhaps changing his looks and appearance perhaps and/or assuming a new identity and what have you when he set those rules for bail. Remember justice does wear a blindfold and it carries scales with it that weighs testimonies in a courtroom. However that scales of justice had not been administered in full just yet. Oscar will undoubtedly go to prison for what he did to Reeva,however only how long for needs to be decided still by the court.
 
What make this case looks so bad is the fact that Oscar Pistorius's fate seems to be already decided upon by the public domain. The public has already tried,convicted and sentenced Oscar Pistorius. Some may wonder:What ever happened to innocent until proven guilty in a court of law?
 
 If Oscar is found guilty for premeditated murder then yeah he deserve the full extent of he law. However if he's found to be innocent of murder,then where will he go after that? Is there any place in South Africa or in the world that would safe for him or his family to live in? I seriously doubt that.
 
If Oscar does go free after his trial,can he ever be trusted again to not grievously harm anyone else? If he can't distinguish between his girlfriend and a possible intruder in his house,what other "mistakes" will he be making later make in life and then claim that it was an accident? For example:Can you ever again trust a driver who ran over a pedestrian or cyclist and then claims in a courtroom that he/she thought that you was an off ramp he drove onto?
 
To recap...

Oscar Pistorius lives in a secure compound in a gated community area that hardly ever had incidents if you will. The pit-bull terriers were awfully quiet,he goes to bed with his balcony doors wide open and his neighbours easily hears them arguing prior to Reeva being shot dead which means the night was so silent that sound could travel very easily trough the streets especially when doors and windows are wide open.
 
So what's wrong with this picture? Maybe this:You have an athlete with an inflated ego,ultra macho possessiveness,access to a ****load of guns,a history of firing guns at people in a trendy Joburg restaurant,out of control anger,etc,it seems the handicap here is a athletes personality more than anything else. If there is any judge in this world that would ever believe what Oscar said in his version of what happened when shooting Reeva then that judge would need to have himself checked out for some evaluation. It just don't add up and everybody knows that.
 
Premeditated murder(laying in wait or coming to the crime scene with intent to kill or call it intentional homicide),then there is negligent homicide(went one goes nuts after an argument/serious confrontation and killed the victim),Oscar Pistorius will get nailed for this and sentenced accordingly.

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