South African sports star, Oscar ‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius has tragically shot and kiled his girlfriend after mistaking her for an intruder. He is currently in police custody according to News 24.
“Police said on Thursday a woman had been found dead at the Pretoria home of paralympic star Oscar Pistorius.
Local radio and online newspaper reports said the woman was understood to be Pistorius’ girlfriend and that he may have shot her after mistaking her for an intruder.
Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius is being questioned by South African police for shooting his girlfriend, on Thursday.” [New Age]
Will keep you updated when further details emerge.
Things have taken a drastic turn with Sky News saying Oscar Pistorius has been charged with murder.
This from Sky.
“police said the shooting was being treated as a murder investigation and that they were “very surprised” by the reports which they said did not come from them. Brigadier Denis Beukes confirmed the pair were the only ones present in the house at the time of the shooting, and that there had been previous incidents at the premises including “allegations of a domestic nature”. [Sky News]
And Eyewitness News have reported that police are opposing bail for Pistorius HERE.