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Pistorius disputes murder charge - agent

February 15, 2013 19:32 IST

South African 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius disputes a murder charge laid against him on Friday "in the strongest possible terms," his agent said in a statement.

Pistorius was charged with shooting dead his girlfriend in the early hours of Thursday.

- PHOTOS: Pistorius sobs as court hears murder charge

South African prosecutors will argue that Pistorius committed premeditated murder when he shot his girlfriend dead at his luxury home, they told a Pretoria court on Friday.

'Blade Runner' Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, broke down in tears after being formally charged in the court with the murder of his girlfriend the previous day.

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