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Pistorius Indicted for Murder in Shooting Death of Girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius will go on trial on March 3, accused of premeditated murder in the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

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Oscar Pistorius charged with planned and premeditated murder (CNN)

At a hearing Monday, prosecutors indicted Pistorius in the Valentine’s Day shooting death. Pistorius has been charged with planned and premeditated murder, which comes with a mandatory sentence of life behind bars.

The indictment says “the accused did unlawfully and intentionally kill a person.”

Pistorius also was indicted for allegedly violating South Africa’s firearms control act.

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