‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius Arrested for Girlfriend’s Murder

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Oscar Pistorius, the Olympian without legs who who became famous in the 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 Sttenkamp for a few months.  She was a law graduate and an aspiring model.

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Steemkamp 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 is South Africa — was the first double amputee to compete in the Olympics.