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Pistorius charged
with murdering girlfriend

Associated Press, by John Gambrell & Gerald Imray

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/19/2013 4:42:14 AM

PRETORIA, South Africa -- Sobbing softly with his head in his hands, Olympian Oscar Pistorius was charged Tuesday with the premeditated murder of his girlfriend on Valentine´s Day. The defense lawyer says it was an accidental shooting. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel told the court that Pistorius got up from bed, put on his prosthetic legs and walked seven meters (yards) from the bedroom toward the bathroom and shot 29-year-old Reeva Steenkamp several times through the bathroom door, Pretoria. Nel told the court the door was broken open afterward.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: 4Justice, 2/19/2013 4:51:36 AM     (No. 9184274)

You don´t wake up and see there is someone in the bathroom and just start shooting... Come on. Besides, the cops already determined she was shot once in the bedroom beforehand. Is he claiming that he thought he was home alone??? Please...guilty as sin!! No way he can make that phony story work.


Reply 2 - Posted by: msjena, 2/19/2013 11:02:15 AM     (No. 9184782)

Here is how he is going to try to make the story work: stories are going to come out trashing the girlfriend--a gold digger, crazy, she physically abused him, ridiculed his disability, etc. It doesn´t matter whether any of it is true (I just made it all up)--she isn´t there to dispute it. He will try to cast himself as the victim--helpless, unable to defend himself, stressed from his crazy girlfriend, etc. It just might work. Robert Blake and Kobe Bryant are free men, arent´t they?


   

 

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