Oscar Pistorius 'shoots girlfriend'
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South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been arrested over the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his home, local media say.
Police said a 26-year-old man, who they have not named, was in custody and faces murder charges.
The precise circumstances surrounding the incident are unclear. Reports say he may have mistaken her for a burglar.
Mr Pistorius, 26, is known as the "blade runner", and was the first double amputee to run in the Olympics.
The suspect is expected to appear in court later on Thursday, reports say.
Ms Steenkamp's publicist confirmed to the BBC that the 30-year-old model had died.