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Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial to Begin in South Africa

Share ABC Entertainment News | ABC Business News Copy Disgraced Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius goes on trial Monday in Pretoria, South Africa, on four charges — including premeditated murder — in the shooting death of his girlfriend. Pistorius, the double-amputee “Blade Runner” who became the first Paralympian to compete with able-bodied athletes, shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day 2013. While his prosecutors are claiming he acted with murderous intent, Pistorius insists it was a case of mistaken identity. He argues that he acted in self-defense after mistaking Steenkamp for an intruder. Key…