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Pistorius attends indictment hearing

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has attended his indictment hearing at Pretoria Magistrates Court in South Africa. Pistorius is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, which Pistorius denies, claiming his mistook her for an intruder. Pistorius prayed with his brother and sister prior to the hearing, with his mother and father among those attending court.

Pistorius attends indictment hearing
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. (Getty Images)
Pistorius attends indictment hearing
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius (L) speaks with his lawyer Kenny Oldwage in Pretoria Magistrates Court prior to 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 has now been set. (Getty Images)
Pistorius attends indictment hearing
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius leaves the Pretoria Magistrates Court after 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 has now been set. (Getty Images)
Pistorius attends indictment hearing
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius leaves the Pretoria Magistrates Court after 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. (Getty Images)
Pistorius attends indictment hearing
Gina Myers (C), a close personal friend to model Reeva Steenkamp is seen at the indictment hearing for South African athelete Oscar Pistorius at Pretoria Magistrates Court on August 19, 2013. 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 has now been set. (Getty Images)
Pistorius attends indictment hearing
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius (C) prays with his sister Aimee Pistorius and brother Carl Pistorius prior to his indictment hearing in Pretoria Magistrates Court on August 19, 2013. 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 has now been set. (Getty Images)\n
Pistorius attends indictment hearing
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 has now been set. (Getty Images)
Pistorius attends indictment hearing
Theo Pistorius (R) wipes his eyes prior to the indictment hearing for South African athelete Oscar Pistorius at Pretoria Magistrates Court 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 has now been set. (Getty Images)