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Oscar Pistorius sickened by photos of dead girlfriend at his murder trial

Posted by Lara Salahi  March 13, 2014 01:18 PM

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Oscar Pistorius' murder trial is seemingly too much for even Oscar Pistorius to take.

The paralympian Blade Runner, who is on trial for murder -- vomited twice during his trial Thursday when photos of his slain girlfriend were shown in the courtroom. Pistorius claims he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder when he shot her through a bathroom door.

At two separate times, photos of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp's dead body flashed on the courtroom monitors while both the defense and prosecution looked through evidence photos, CNN reported.

According to ABC News:

An audible gasp was heard from the gallery when the photo popped up. Pistorius, who has a viewing screen right in front of his face, dropped his head in his hands.

This was not his first bout of sickness during his trial. On Mar. 10 Pistorius was seen crying, heaving, and vomiting during a pathologist's graphic testimony that vividly described the fatal bullet wounds found on his girlfriend's body.

ABC News reported at the time that the details pathologist Dr. Gert Saayman gave about Steenkamp's body were so gruesome that the judge in the case ruled the testimony not be broadcast, blogged, or tweeted,

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