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161658365On Thursday, Olympic inspiration and Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius was charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, a popular South African model and actress. According to police she was shot four times in the early hours of the morning inside the sprinter’s home, in a gated community in Pretoria.

Despite earlier reports suggesting that Pistorious, who is known as Blade Runner for his high-tech artificial legs, mistook Steenkamp for a burglar, police do not believe the shooting to be accidental based on witnesses interviewed at the scene of the early morning shootout and ”past allegations of a domestic nature.”

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