Double Amputee Paralympian Oscar Pistorius Charged with Killing Girlfriend
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who became famous after becoming the first double amputee to compete in the Olympics, has been charged today with murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day (February 14) in South Africa.
The 26-year-old runner is accused of shooting his 30-year-old aspiring model and law graduate student girlfriend at his home in a luxury apartment complex, according to the New York Times.
A court date for bail has been set for tomorrow.
Oscar won two gold medals and one silver medal at last year’s Paralympic Games in London.
Our thoughts go out to all those affected by this horrible tragedy.