Olympian Oscar Pistorius charged with murder

Olympian Oscar Pistorius charged with murder

February 14th, 2013 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius leaves the Boschkop police station, east of Pretoria, South Africa.

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PRETORIA, South Africa - Paralympic superstar Oscar Pistorius is charged with the Valentine's Day murder of his girlfriend at his home near South Africa's capital, shocking fans around the world following the double-amputee's historic performance at the London Olympics.

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