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Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius leaves the Boschkop police station, east of Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 en route to appear in court charged with murder. Pistorius was charged Thursday for the Valentine’s Day murder of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, in South Africa's capital, Pretoria. (AP Photo/Chris Collingridge) SOUTH AFRICA OUT

Oscar Pistorius facing murder charges

June 3, 2013

Oscar Pistorius was back in the glare of public scrutiny for the

first time in months when he appeared at a court hearing Tuesday, the next chapter of a sensational case that

transformed the double-amputee Olympian from a smiling global

inspiration to a sobbing murder suspect facing a life sentence in prison if

convicted.
The Associated Press