Pistorius verdict scheduled for September 11

Oscar Pistorius attends court at his murder trial for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on St. Valentine's Day 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Pistroius' lawyer Barry Roux says he has closed his case, and the judge says final arguments will be held in court on Aug. 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Alon Skuy, Pool)
Oscar Pistorius attends court at his murder trial for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on St. Valentine's Day 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Pistroius' lawyer Barry Roux says he has closed his case, and the judge says final arguments will be held in court on Aug. 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Alon Skuy, Pool)

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) – The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius says she will give a verdict on Sept. 11.

Judge Thokozile Masipa made the announcement on Friday after the prosecution and the defense ended final arguments in the murder case against the double-amputee, who shot dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year.

Pistorius said he mistakenly shot Steenkamp, thinking there was intruder in his home. The prosecution alleges the Olympic runner intentionally killed her after an argument.

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