Prosecutor: ‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius committed ‘premeditated’ murder of girlfriend

(Photo: Antoine De Ras / Independent via AP)

Olympic and Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius sobbed as he appeared in a South African court Friday and was accused of the “premeditated” murder of his girlfriend.

The sprinter — nicknamed “Blade Runner” because he races wearing carbon-fiber prosthetic blades after he was born without a fibula in both legs – is accused of killing model Reeva Steenkamp at his home in a Pretoria suburb early Thursday.

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