Oscar Pistorius facing murder charges

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State prosecutor Gerrie Nel, prepares for a hearing in the Pretoria, South Africa high court, Thursday, March 28, 2013. The state is opposing the relaxation of bail conditions in the charges against athlete Pistorius who is charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last month. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

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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.
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