A police vehicle enters the housing estate where Olympian Oscar Pistorius lives. Photo: AP
A police vehicle enters the housing estate where Olympian Oscar Pistorius lives. Photo: AP
A police vehicle enters the housing estate where Olympian Oscar Pistorius lives. Photo: AP
A police vehicle enters the housing estate where Olympian Oscar Pistorius lives. Photo: AP
Police crime scene tape marks off the home of Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria. Photo: Reuters
Police crime scene tape marks off the home of Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria. Photo: Reuters
Police crime scene tape marks off Oscar Pistorius's Pretoria home. File photo: Reuters
Police crime scene tape marks off Oscar Pistorius's Pretoria home. File photo: Reuters
South African olympian Oscar Pistorius is escorted from the Boschkop Police station on his way to the Pretoria magistrate's court. He allegedley shot his girlfrien dead. 140213.
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South African olympian Oscar Pistorius is escorted from the Boschkop Police station on his way to the Pretoria magistrate's court. He allegedley shot his girlfrien dead. 140213. picture: Chris Collingridge 578
Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius heads to the holding cells at the Boschkop police station, east of Pretoria. Photo: AP
Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius heads to the holding cells at the Boschkop police station, east of Pretoria. Photo: AP
Photo taken through a car window shows workers taking down a billboard of Oscar Pistorius endorsing a the Mnet "Oscar Month" campaign. Photo: AP
Photo taken through a car window shows workers taking down a billboard of Oscar Pistorius endorsing a the Mnet "Oscar Month" campaign. Photo: AP
Sister of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, Aimee, left, leaves the Mamelodi Hospital, east of Pretoria,  where she visited her brother while he was being examined. Photo: AP
Sister of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, Aimee, left, leaves the Mamelodi Hospital, east of Pretoria, where she visited her brother while he was being examined. Photo: AP
Oscar Pistorius, centre, is led from the Boschkop police station east of Pretoria, en route to court. Photo: AP
Oscar Pistorius, centre, is led from the Boschkop police station east of Pretoria, en route to court. Photo: AP
Oscar Pistorius's father Henke Pistorius follows the police vehicle escort taking his son the South African olympian Oscar Pistorius from the Boschkop Police station where he spent the night to the Pretoria magistrate's court. Oscar Pistorius is facing a murder charge involving his girlfriend  Reeva Steenkamp. 140213.
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Oscar Pistorius's father Henke Pistorius follows the police vehicle escort taking his son the South African olympian Oscar Pistorius from the Boschkop Police station where he spent the night to the Pretoria magistrate's court. Oscar Pistorius is facing a murder charge involving his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. 140213. picture: Chris Collingridge 619
South African olympian Oscar Pistorius is escorted by his sister Aimee Pistorius to the police vehicle waiting to transport him from the Boschkop Police station to the Pretoria magistrate's court. He is charged with the murder of his girlfriend reeva Steenkamp. 140213.
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South African olympian Oscar Pistorius is escorted by his sister Aimee Pistorius to the police vehicle waiting to transport him from the Boschkop Police station to the Pretoria magistrate's court. He is charged with the murder of his girlfriend reeva Steenkamp. 140213. picture: Chris Collingridge 598

The State intends charging Oscar Pistorius with premeditated murder after the death of Reeva Steenkamp, the Pretoria Magistrate's Court heard.

Pistorius was arrested after Steenkamp was shot dead in his home, at the Silver Woods Country Estate in Pretoria, on Valentine's Day.