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Old Feb 14th 2013, 6:32 am
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21455453

shocking

so sad

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Old Feb 14th 2013, 6:44 am
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Originally Posted by saudiflares View Post
Please tell me he isn't going to use the 'mistook her for a burglar' excuse if it comes to court.......?
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Old Feb 14th 2013, 7:10 am
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Originally Posted by The Dean View Post
Please tell me he isn't going to use the 'mistook her for a burglar' excuse if it comes to court.......?
It certainly looks like it, maybe he was legless....(sorry)
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Please tell me he isn't going to use the 'mistook her for a burglar' excuse if it comes to court.......?
Why? Unless there was a history of friction between them it seems entirely plausible. Or am I missing something?
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Old Feb 14th 2013, 7:56 am
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Please tell me he isn't going to use the 'mistook her for a burglar' excuse if it comes to court.......?
given that its south africa its quite possibly true.

I know quite a few saffers here and id say at least half have either been shot or held up at gunpoint
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Of course, he could have just shouted out to see who it was before letting rip with the gun...
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Bang to rights , he hasn't got a leg to stand on .....
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Not the best Valentines day present.
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Old Feb 14th 2013, 9:28 am
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Regular occurrence in SA. My mate lived there and heard someone down stairs at 3am, fired a couple of shots downstairs and they shot back.........My other mate has been robbed 4 times.
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Old Feb 14th 2013, 9:31 am
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he has just been formally charged with murder so maybe the burglar thing is just a ruse
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he has just been formally charged with murder so maybe the burglar thing is just a ruse
So from hero to zero in less than a year! Talk about getting cut off at the knees..
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So from hero to zero in less than a year! Talk about getting cut off at the knees..
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Roses are red, violets are glorious
Don't creep up on Oscar Pretorius.
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Old Feb 14th 2013, 9:58 am
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Looks like he has really put his blade in it.
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Old Feb 14th 2013, 10:11 am
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It has been reported that the Police were aware of some prior history of domestic issues and that they are shocked by the alleged intruder story. My guess is that they had a row, she stormed out, he got drunk and then shot her under the influence when she returned in the early hours. We will see.
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