The Takeaway Edit this Published in The Takeaway South African Paralympics Star Charged with Premeditated Murder Listen 4 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/takeaway/#file=/audio/json/270077/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend South Africa's Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius hides his face in his hands in the court room during his hearing on charge of murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. i Oscar Pistorius, the South African running star and double amputee, has been charged with the premeditated murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.