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"Blade Runner" accused of killing girlfriend in South Africa

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Oscar Pistorius has been charged with murder Oscar Pistorius has been charged with murder

Olympic sprinter, double amputee, Oscar Pistorius, has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after she was shot in his home in Pretoria, RSA. 

Police say they received a call around 3 AM that there had been a shooting Pistorius' home.  Upon arrival, police found paramedics trying to save Steenkamp.  The 29 year old model died at the scene. 

The circumstances that led to the shooting are unclear at this time.

A 9mm hand gun was recovered from the scene and, according to law enforcement, Pistorius is the only suspect.

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