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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...

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...

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...

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