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Pistorius Weeps as He Describes the Death of His Girlfriend

South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius told a court on Tuesday (April 8) he was "overcome with fear" about a burglar in the moments before he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. Pistorius, accused of murdering Steenkamp, a 29-year-old law graduate and model, recounted how he heard a window sliding open in his bathroom in the middle of the night, convincing him an intruder was breaking in and that he needed to arm himself.

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