BREAKING: Judge Rules Oscar Pistorius Can Go Free on Bail Until Murder Trial
A South African judge ruled Friday that double amputee Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius can go free on bail until his murder trial in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
Chief Magistrate Desmond Nair said he concluded that Pistorius is not a flight risk and not likely to commit further crimes if
he is allowed to leave police custody.
Authorities accuse Pistorius of premeditated murder in the Valentine's Day attack in his home. Steenkamp was fatally shot through a bathroom door. Pistorius claims the shooting was accidental and that he fired through the door thinking an intruder had entered the house.
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