Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius charged with murder in shooting death of his girlfriend

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A link from Reuters

“South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, known as the ‘Blade Runner’ for his racing prosthetics, was charged on Thursday with murdering his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria.
Police said they had opened a murder case after a 30-year-old woman was found shot dead at the scene in the upmarket Silverlakes gated community on the outskirts of the capital.”