Valentine's Day tragedy for Olympian Oscar Pistorious

Valentine's Day tragedy for Olympian Oscar Pistorious

Pretoria : South Africa | Feb 14, 2013 at 2:56 AM PST
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South Africa -Pretoria - 14 February 2013

News broke early this morning of the tragic shooting of model Reeva Steenkamp by her Olympian boyfriend Oscar Pistorius - Blade Runner to his fans.

It appears the police and paramedics were called to Pistoruis's home where the body of Reeva was found. It is alleged that Pistorius told the police that he had thought there was an intruder in the house and had fired two shots, one of which proved to be fatal.

Oscar has been taken by the police to a Pretoria court where he will appear later in the day.

Reeva Steenkamps family, have been notified of her death and they are in contact with police officials as to what has and is happening.


As is usually the case with any famous and well liked person when they are involved in a tragedy or scandal the world tends to turn against them. Most South Africans are trying to wait for more information to be made available to the public before they start forming their own oppinions.

However we see things, this is a tragic event for both families and if it is the case that Oscar did, in all innocence, shoot Reeva how is this going to affect not only him but both his and her families.

Will update as and when information is released.

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Brigid Jean Primrose is based in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, and is an Anchor on Allvoices.
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