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Oscar Pistorius trial: Judge bans live broadcast of girlfriend's autopsy details

Published on Mar 10, 2014 6:30 PM
 
Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius waits prior to a hearing on the sixth day of his trial for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, on March 10, 2014 at the high court in Pretoria. A South African court blocked all live broadcasts on Monday, March 10, 2014, of graphic post-mortem details of Oscar Pistorius's slain girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the star sprinter's murder trial.  -- PHOTO: AFP

PRETORIA (AFP) - A South African court blocked all live broadcasts on Monday of graphic post-mortem details of Oscar Pistorius's slain girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the star sprinter's murder trial.

"There shall be no live broadcast of the evidence of Professor Saayman," Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled before the testimony of Gert Saayman, who conducted the postmortem examination on the 29-year-old model and law graduate.