Let's get to the breaking news out of south africa. The double-amputee sprinter, oscar pistorius, who captured so many hearts at the london olympics has been charged with murdering his model... See More
Let's get to the breaking news out of south africa. The double-amputee sprinter, oscar pistorius, who captured so many hearts at the london olympics has been charged with murdering his model girlfriend. She was shot four times with his gun in his home. And abc's lama hasan has the latest. Good morning, lama. Good morning to you, george. Oscar pistorius is appearing in a south african court right now, being charged with the murder of his girlfriend. Police confirms there's no reports of false entry and no other suspects involved. Oscar pistorius was the first-ever double-amputee at the olympics. This morning, the man known around the world as blade runner, has being charged with murder, that his model girlfriend, reeva steenkamp, was found dead at his home in pretoria, south africa. Police received the call at 1:00 this morning. And it wasn't the first time that disturbances had been reported. Witnesses, neighbors, heard an altercation at the house late last night. And then, heard the shots. They believe very strongly, that the man they call blade runner, and gained fame around the world for his exploits on the running track, shot his girlfriend dead. Reporter: Police confirm the sprinter and the model were the only two people at his home. Steenkamp recently appeared on the cover of "hfm," in commercials and was due to appear in a reality tv show. Taking to twitter, she was gushing about her plans for valentine's day just yesterday. Tweeting, what do you have up your sleeve for your love tomorrow? Later, she added, it should be a day of love for everyone. May it be blessed. South african police say they have heard reports of an argument or shouting earlier in the evening and overnight. And they will be questioning his neighbors about that. This is an ongoing investigation, they say, with detectives and forensic investigators at his home. They will oppose any bail applications. George? Lama, thanks. That's a shocker. That is a shocker. We're going to turn to the
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