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SAfrica Police Names
New Pistorius Investigator

Associated Press, by Jon Gambrell and Christopher Torchia

Original Article

Posted By:SoCalGal, 2/21/2013 10:37:18 AM

PRETORIA, South Africa - South Africa´s police head has appointed its top detective as the new lead investigator in the Oscar Pistorius murder case. The decision came after it emerged the initial investigator, Hilton Botha, was facing attempted murder charges. National Commissioner Riah Phiyega says Lt. Gen. Vinesh Moonoo will take over the investigation. Phiyega says the Pistorius case "shall receive attention at the national level" and Moonoo will "gather a team of highly skilled and experience detectives."

      


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