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Pistorius Murder Charge Stuns South Africans

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Oscar Pistorius (R) and his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp pose for a picture in Johannesburg, February 7, 2013. South African "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was charged on February 14, with shooting dead his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria. Picture taken February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Thembani Makhubele (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: CRIME LAW SPORT ATHLETICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DS4U

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News that Olympic champion Oscar Pistorius has been charged with murder has left residents of South Africa reeling.

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Correspondent Nastasya Tay talks with anchor Carol Hills from outside the estate where the Olympic champion's girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was killed.

"No one can quite believe that this has happened," Tay says. "He's such an icon and people here really have revered him."