Pistorius Sells House Where He Shot GF

    Oscar Pistorius arrives for his trial at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria May 9, 2014. The Olympic and Paralympic track star is standing in the Pretoria dock to face a charge of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentines Day 2013. REUTERS/Herman Verwey/Pool    (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS CRIME LAW) - RTR3OEW0

    Pool Photo by Herman Verwey

    The house in Pretoria, South Africa, where Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has been sold in order to pay legal bills that are an estimated at $9,000 a day. The house was valued at $480,000. Pistorius lost endorsement deals of more than $510,000 a year when his trial for murder began. The double-amputee sprinter also owned two other houses, worth $145,000 total, and a some land in Cape Town at the time of his bail hearing. He has been charged with intentionally killing his 29-year-old girlfriend on Valentine's Day last year, a charge he denies.

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