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One Pistorius Brother Is Off the Hook

Carl Pistorius acquitted yesterday of culpable homicide

(Newser) - One Pistorius brother is free of charges—acquitted yesterday of culpable homicide in the death of a woman in a road accident. Carl Pistorius cried tears of relief as the magistrate ruled that the 28-year-old was not negligent and that Maria Barnard, 32, was driving her motorcycle excessively fast when... More »

Pistorius' Brother Goes on Trial in Woman's Death

Carl Pistorius in court today over 2008 road death

(Newser) - Oscar Pistorius' brother went on trial in a South African court today for the death of a woman in a road collision in 2008. Carl Pistorius, who faces a charge of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, wore a dark suit and was accompanied by his sister, Aimee. Oscar Pistorius was... More »

Pistorius Bro Also Faces Murder Charge

'Carl is innocent,' family lawyer says of 2008 road death

(Newser) - Not a good month for the Pistorius clan: On the heels of Oscar Pistorius' murder charge in the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp comes the news that brother Carl Pistorius is facing a murder charge of his own. The culpable homicide charge isn't new, reports the BBC , and stems... More »

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