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Olympic 'Blade Runner'

ARRESTED

IN GF's MURDER

2/14/2013 7:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

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Oscar Pistorius, the Olympian without legs who became famous in 2012, has been arrested for the murder of his girlfriend.

Pistorius -- the paralympian known as Blade Runner -- is accused of shooting 30-year-old Reeva Steenkamp in the hand and head -- allegedly with a 9 mm pistol found at the scene.

Pistorius, 26, had reportedly been dating Steenkamp for a few months. She was a law graduate and an aspiring model.

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Steenkamp was killed inside Pistorius' home in Pretoria, South Africa. There are reports there have been "previous incidents" between the two at the home.

Pistorius -- considered a national hero in South Africa -- was the first double amputee to compete in the Olympics.

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1.

kiddeb    

This is just sad...

528 days ago
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Khanyi    

This is old news!!!!

528 days ago
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rosemaryxoxo    

Wow, def didn't see this coming

528 days ago
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Your S&M Girlfriend    

How unfortunate. Sometimes it doesn't pay to sell your soul and hitch onto someone for a bit of fame or a fleeting 15 minutes. She was a pretty lady with a law degree and probably could have made her own way and been a star in whatever orbit she was in in her own world. I hope they take his prostheses from him while he's locked up so he can crawl on his belly like the vermin he is. Sad story.

528 days ago
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Bree    

Where's all the racist comments? Oh wait.. that only applies if he was black. Sorry.

528 days ago
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KC    

Apparently she snuck into the house to surprise him for Valentine's Day and he mistook her for an intruder. This happened in South Africa which has the highest crime rate in the world, there you shoot first and ask questions later. Also, it happened in the early hours of the morning so he probably didn't have his prosthetic legs on so a gun is all the defence he has. I really hope that there's not more to this story and that it's just a very very sad accident.

528 days ago
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Lisa    

She was smart she should've left after the first domestic call they've only been dating a couple of months sure sign of crazy

528 days ago
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the_truth_hurts    

she was 30, too old for a superstar...she would not leave after the first few beatings....so he did what he had to do....

528 days ago
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tdr9    

Man she was gorgeous. God bless your soul

528 days ago
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Drago    

She shoulda hide his legs....Beat me up now you bastard!

528 days ago
11.

Danni    

Could you spell her last night right? Damn, you only screwed it up 3 times.

528 days ago
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C-rad    

I wonder if it was over who had the nicer pair of legs...just sayin'.

528 days ago
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IndyMike    

Do you edit your stories ? Good god

528 days ago
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Amy    

Just tragic. Thoughts for her grieving family and friends. So senseless....

528 days ago
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Lovinulovinme    

Wow this is crazy. All that and only been dating a few months. And incidents before this? Geezzzz, crazy much?

528 days ago
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