Found February 14, 2013 on The Last Angry Fan: Yardbarker Blogger Network
PLAYERS: Oscar Pistorius
Strange and tragic story out of South Africa as Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius—the first double amputee to compete in the Olympics—allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend in the early morning hours after mistaking her for an intruder at his Silver Lakes home. Pistorius, known as Blade Runner for his custom running prosthetics, made headlines this past summer after running in the 400 m and 4 x 400 m relay at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The South African runner has a long and storied Paralympics career, and has been decorated for his achievements both on and off the track. According to South African police, Pistorius’ girlfriend was shot in the head and arm and died at the scene. Police reportedly took the 26-year-old into custody for questioning about the incident. From the New Zealand Herald… Double amputee and Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius has reportedly shot and killed his girlfriend, after mistaking her for a burglar. South African media are repor...
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