Pistorius murder trial: 10 things to know

POSTED: 10:57 AM PST Feb 22, 2013    UPDATED: 09:13 AM PDT Aug 07, 2014 

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius entered a decisive stage on Thursday as lawyers began two days of final arguments at the High Court here before handing over the case to the presiding judge. Here's a look at the most compelling information about the case.

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5. There's a debate over Steenkamp's empty bladder and the location of both her and Pistorius when she died. An autopsy revealed Steenkamp's bladder was empty when she was killed. Since it would be highly unlikely for a person's bladder to be fully empty at 3 a.m., the defense says this shows Steenkamp was using the bathroom before the killing. The theory floated: She locked herself inside after hearing Pistorius yelling at an intruder or for some other unknown reason.

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