Latest Updates on Oscar Pistorius' Murder Trial

Tim DanielsFeatured ColumnistAugust 16, 2013

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - AUGUST 19:  South African athlete Oscar Pistorius appears in Pretoria Magistrates Court for an indictment hearing on August 19, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius, 26 is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp which Pistorius denies claiming he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder. The indictment was served and the trial date of March 3, 2014 was set in Pretoria Magistrates Court.  (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
Jemal Countess/Getty Images

South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius will go on trial starting March 3, 2014, on the charge of premeditated murder in connection with the death of Reeva Steenkamp, BBC Sport reports.

Pistorius was officially indicted on Monday, Aug. 19, and prosecutor Gerrie Nel said he planned to transfer the case to the high court.