Pistorius had no mental disorder at time of shooting
PRETORIA (Reuters) Oscar Pistorius, the South African sprinter on trial for murder canada goose factory sale for canada goose shooting his girlfriend, was not suffering from a mental condition at the canada goose uk shop time she was killed, a canada goose black friday sale psychiatric report said on Monday.
South African Olympic Canada Goose Outlet and Canada Goose online Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius reacts in the dock during his murder trial in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria June 30, 2014. REUTERS/Phill Magakoe/Pool
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The defense has only a few more witnesses to call before the trial reaches the verdict stage.
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the time of the alleged offences, the accused did not suffer canada goose coats on sale from a mental disorder or mental defect Canada Goose sale that affected his ability to distinguish between the rightful or wrongful nature of canada goose clearance sale his deeds, Prosecutor Gerrie Nel read from a report submitted to the court.
Both Nel and defense lawyer Barry Roux accepted the findings of a panel of psychiatrists and psychologists after 30 days of evaluation.
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Following the assessment report, Pistorius defense called sound expert buy canada goose jacket Ivan Lin, who questioned whether neighbors 177 meters (193 yards) away could have heard screams coming from the toilet, or identified them as a man or woman.
177 meters away, if the cheap canada goose uk scream was from the toilet, it is highly unlikely that the listener can hear the screams, let alone interpret the sound source reliably, he said
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