South Africa

Oscar Pistorius' Trial Set To Begin in Early 2014

The Olympian is accused of killing his girlfriend

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Prosecutors say Oscar Pistorius will be indicted for premeditated murder on Monday and he will go on trial in early 2014 for shooting dead his girlfriend.

National Prosecuting Authority spokesman Medupe Simasiku tells The Associated Press the exact date for the trial has not yet been set and will likely be decided on Monday, the double-amputee Olympian's next appearance in court.