Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius leaves the Boschkop police station, east of Pretoria
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Oscar Pistorius faces murder charge

South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius is facing a murder charge after his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead at his home in Pretoria.

Police said Mr Pistorius was being held at a local police station, adding that a friend of his was killed at his home.

He will appear in court on Friday.

Andrew Harding reports.

  • 14 Feb 2013
  • From the section Africa