South African Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius’s model girlfriend may have been shot dead after a Valentine’s Day surprise went wrong, it has emerged. According to local media reports Reeva Steenkamp, 30, was mistaken for an intruder at Pistorius’s home in Pretoria. Pistorius was today being questioned by police over the shooting.
A police spokeswoman said: “I can confirm that a woman has been fatally wounded in a shooting at Oscar Pistorius’s house. Reeva was a fast rising model and presenter who was was soon to star in a reality show in Tropika Island of Treasure 5. An extremely sad end to one that was just starting life.