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Oscar Pistorius Tells His Side Of The Story

The double-amputee Olympic hero faces charges of premeditated murder for shooting his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. In court Tuesday, Pistorius' lawyer read his affidavit. This is the full text.

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"I am an adult male, SA citizen and applicant in this application and seek to be released on bail.

I fail to understand how I could be charged with murder, let alone premeditated murder because I had no intention to kill."

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"I make this affadavit of my own free will and have not been influenced. Contents is true and correct.

I am an international sports star, I will not evade my trial.

After the shooting I did not flee the scene. I remained until the police arrived.

I dont know of any witnesses in this matter, and I won't interfere with any witnesses."

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