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Sat Apr 19 20:06:49 SAST 2014

Oscar Pistorius accidentally shoots his girlfriend: report

Sapa | 14 February, 2013 08:311 Comments
Oscar Pistorius of South Africa celebrates as he wins gold in the Men's 400m T44 Final on day 10 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 8, 2012 in London, England
Image by: Bryn Lennon / Getty Images

Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius allegedly accidentally shot dead his girlfriend at his house in Pretoria on Thursday morning, Beeld.com reported.

He had mistaken her for a robber, the Afrikaans daily reported on its website. The incident occurred at around 4am.

Police spokeswoman Captain Sarah Mcira confirmed she was shot in the arm and head. She died on the scene.

Pistorius has been taken into custody and will appear in the Pretoria magistrates court later on Thursday.

The media have been denied access from the Silverwoods Country Estate where the incident took place.

Coroners left the estate with the body at 8.30am where Pistorius was still on the scene as police questioned him. According to reports he was still in severe shock.

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Feb 14, 2013
I smell a Rat! He shot her in the arm and then in the HEAD!
I'm sure there's more to this story than what meets the eye.