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South Africa's "Blade Runner" Charged with Murder

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PRETORIA, South Africa - Police in South Africa are charging the Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius with murder after officers say he shot his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp inside his home.

Police arrested the double-amputee known as "Blade Runner," early this Thursday morning.  Several South African media outlets report he may have mistaken the woman for a burglar.

Pistorius is set to appear in court on Friday.  Police say this is not the first "incident" at the man's home.


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