Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide according to Judge Thokozile Masipa's ruling in his murder trial in the High Court in Pretoria.
First Witness Takes The Stand
A woman, Michelle Burger, who lives next door to the Silverwoods Estate, where paralympian Oscar Pistorius lived, said she heard screams on February 14 in the early morning hours.
"I heard a woman's terrible screams. I sat upright... and my husband also woke up from the screams. My husband jumped up and went to the balcony."
Burger heard a woman scream for help.
Burger's testimony was not televised.
Pistorius pleaded not guilty to the charge of murder, and contraventions under the Firearms Control Act including possession of ammunition without a licence.
The 27-year-old is accused of murdering Steenkamp at his Pretoria home last year.