Oscar Pistorius charged with murder

South African police have confirmed that a 26-year-old man has been charged with murder following the fatal shooting at the home of Oscar Pistorius.

She said the man, known to the media to be Pistorius, will appear in court this afternoon and will apply for bail.

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Pistorius to remain in custody

The Olympic and Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius is to remain in custody overnight after being charged with murder having allegedly shot dead his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria, South Africa. He will appear in court tomorrow.