Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Bulletin: Oscar Pistorius: His lawyers allege a "great disturbance" of the crime scene - including a photographers moving around of several objects including a TV remote, a fan and a pair of flip flops. The Daily Star.

STORY: Evidence moved at scene of Reeva Steenkamp shooting," by reporter Cyrus Engineer, published by the Daily Star, on March 18, 2014.

GIST: A Police photographer has admitted certain objects were moved at Oscar Pistorius' home after he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Bennie Van Staden told the court he moved a gym bag in the athlete's bedroom but said he did not know who moved around objects including a TV remote, a fan and a pair of flip flops. Pictures of the room taken two days apart were shown to the court in Pretoria, with Pistorius' defence team claiming they showed a "great disturbance" in the scene. Mr Van Staden also suggested he may have moved a bathmat while taking photos of a handgun after pictures showed the weapon lying in different positions."

The entire story can be found at:


Dear Reader. Keep your eye on the Charles Smith Blog. We are following this case.

I have added a search box for content in this blog which now encompasses several thousand posts. The search box is located  near the bottom of the screen just above the list of links. I am confident that this powerful search tool provided by "Blogger" will help our readers and myself get more out of the site.

The Toronto Star, my previous employer for more than twenty incredible years, has put considerable effort into exposing the harm caused by Dr. Charles Smith and his protectors - and into pushing for reform of Ontario's forensic pediatric pathology system. The Star has a "topic" section which focuses on recent stories related to Dr. Charles Smith. It can be found at:

Information on "The Charles Smith Blog Award"- and its nomination process - can be found at:
I look forward to hearing from readers at:

Harold Levy: Publisher; The Charles Smith Blog;