Olympic Runner Oscar Pistorius Charged with Murder

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In a shocking crime story for an Olympic legend, double amputee South African runner Oscar Pistorious, who became the first such runner to compete in the Olympics, has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend, 30-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp.

Lydia Polgreen is Johannesburg bureau chief for our partner, The New York Times.