Pistorius arrested after girlfriend shot dead
Posted on Thu , 14 Feb '13
South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, commonly known as the Blade Runner, was arrested today after his girlfriend was shot dead at his home in Pretoria. Police declined to name Pistorius as the suspect but confirmed that a woman had been found dead at the scene in the upmarket Silver Woods gated community. A 9 millimetre pistol was recovered from the scene.