Oscar Pistorius Granted Bail in Murder Case

Chief Magistrate Desmond Nair rules that the 26-year-old is not a flight risk.
0:56 | 02/22/13

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A developing story now out of South Africa -- off -- story -- accused of murdering his girlfriend. Is being released on bail the magistrate in -- case announced this morning that he would be freed on bail and the courtroom. Erupted in cheers. And come -- didn't look conclusion that. The accused has made -- case to be released Sunday. Relatives of the Olympian hugged and embraced after that announcement. The stories was then taken back to a holding cell. He claims that he did not know it was his girlfriend -- -- count in the locked bathroom when he fired a shot through the door. He thought someone had broken into his home the prosecution though claiming that he and -- camp had been are going right before that shooting. If convicted the premeditated murder charge could carry life in prison.

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