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Pistorius, Steenkamp family reps ‘talking’

August 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

JOHANNESBURG The families of Oscar Pistorius and his slain girlfriend are in contact, a lawyer for Reeva Steenkamp’s parents said Tuesday. Continue Reading

Pistorius indicted on murder charge

August 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

PRETORIA, South Africa Oscar Pistorius was indicted Monday on a charge of murdering his girlfriend, and prosecutors said witnesses heard a woman screaming before the sound of fatal gunshots fired by the double-amputee Olympian in the early hours of Valentine’s Day.
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Weeping Pistorius faces premeditated murder charge

February 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

PRETORIA, South Africa Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee sprinter who won world acclaim by competing in last summer’s Olympics, broke into loud sobs on Friday after prosecutors announced a charge of premeditated murder against him in the shooting death of his model girlfriend. Continue Reading