Pistorius charged with murder—police

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Oscar “Blade Runner” Pistorius. AFP

PRETORIA—South Africa’s Olympic sprint star Oscar “Blade Runner” Pistorius has been charged with the Valentine’s Day murder of his model girlfriend, police confirmed Thursday ahead of his expected court appearance.

“I can confirm that a suspect has been charged, he has been charged with murder,” said lieutenant colonel Katlego Mogale. Officials said there was no other suspect in the case.

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