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What happens to Oscar Pistorius now? The Paralympic champion and world-famous athlete was charged today with murdering his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, a crime that carries a maximum sentence of life in prison if he is convicted. She was found shot to death at Pistorius' home in Pretoria, South Africa—and, judging by reactions from around the globe, the rabid fascination with this case isn't going away anytime soon. "In an instance like this, I think that the matter would be brought to trial with a limited investigation and they would protect the hearing of the matter because there will be huge public interest in this because he is a celebrity," South Africian criminal defense »

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