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Trial date set for Pistorius
WEST AFRICA (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Oscar Pistorius has officially been charged with murder and a trial date has been set.
The track star nicknamed "Bladrunner" because of the prosthetic legs he uses to race appeared in court Monday morning.
He was indicted on charges saying that he murdered his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, last Valentine's Day.
Pistorius claims he mistook her as an intruder when he shot her.
Monday would have been Steenkamp's 30th birthday.
The trial is set to start in March of 2014.