Oscar Pistorius Shot And Killed His Girlfriend

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Oscar Pistorius, the Olympian who was born without a fibula in both legs, was dating model Reeva Steenkamp, who tweeted this yesterday:

Man, was she surprised! Sports Yahoo! reports:

Oscar Pistorius, the South African double amputee “Blade Runner” who inspired the world by competing as a sprinter in the London Olympics, is under police custody Thursday after allegedly shooting and killing his girlfriend, who he may have mistaken for an intruder, according to the South African news agency News24. Oscar Pistorius competed in the London Olympics and Paralympics. (Reuters)A Pretoria police captain confirmed to News24 that the woman, Pistorius’ girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, was shot in both the head and arm and died at the scene. It is believed four shots were fired, and police say a 9mm pistol was recovered from the home in the suburban Silverwoods Country Estate’s area of Pretoria, the nation’s capital.

Jesus Christ. Dude, if you didn’t want to buy her anything for Valentine’s Day, there’s other ways to go about that.

Note: Also, “mistaken for an intruder”? Not to point out the obvious here, but if a blonde model was breaking into my house, I’d slip the key under the door so she wouldn’t have to break a nail.


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