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Oscar Pistorius arrested after girlfriend shot dead

Thursday 14 February 2013 09:09

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Arrested world champion sprinter, Oscar Pistorius (REUTERS)

Police have confirmed that the blade runner and world champion sprinter Oscar Pistorius has been arrested. The action comes after a woman who is suspected to be his girlfriend was shot and killed at his home in Pretoria this morning. It is suspected that he may have mistaken her for a burglar.

 

Police spokesperson, captain Sarah Mcira confirmed she was shot in the arm and head. She died on the scene.

 

The circumstances surrounding the incident are unclear.

 

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