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Sun Feb 17, 2013, 05:36 AM

Oscar Pistorius murder charge: bloodied cricket bat found at Paralympic athlete's home The Telegraph

The last I heard, he'd claimed to have shot an intruder. Apparently, he smacked her head before he shot her once in the bedroom and three times after she'd locked herself in the bathroom. Somewhat knocks holes in his story.

"Local reports stated police believe he may have used the bat to attack girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp before shooting her dead on St Valentine's Day morning, according to a local report.

One bullet cartridge was found in the champion sprinter's bedroom and police are looking at whether he "chased" his girlfriend and fired the first shot before she locked herself in the bathroom and he fired three more through the door, the paper said.

A post-mortem examination on the body of the 29-year-old model revealed that as well as bullet wounds to the head, arm, hand and hip, she suffered a fractured skull, it reported.

According to a source cited by City Press, Miss Steenkamp was wearing a nightdress, an overnight bag was found at the house and her iPad was on the bedroom floor. "It was clear that both of them had slept in the bed," the source added."

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/southafrica/9875621/Oscar-Pistorius-murder-charge-bloodied-cricket-bat-found-at-Paralympic-athletes-home.html

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Reply Oscar Pistorius murder charge: bloodied cricket bat found at Paralympic athlete's home The Telegraph (Original post)
jannyk Feb 2013 OP
smirkymonkey Feb 2013 #1
jberryhill Feb 2013 #2
King_Klonopin Feb 2013 #3
theHandpuppet Feb 2013 #4
jollyreaper2112 Feb 2013 #7
dairydog91 Feb 2013 #8
duffyduff Feb 2013 #14
Ichingcarpenter Feb 2013 #5
malaise Feb 2013 #6
undeterred Feb 2013 #9
obamanut2012 Feb 2013 #10
ananda Feb 2013 #11
Ichingcarpenter Feb 2013 #12
smirkymonkey Feb 2013 #13

Response to jannyk (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 05:40 AM

1. I never thought this was anything but murder.

I hope he gets life in prison. What a dirtball!

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #1)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 05:47 AM

2. Before you judge him...

...you should walk a mile in his shoes.

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #2)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 05:55 AM

3. That is sooooo wrong, LMAO!

He doesn't have a leg to stand on...

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Response to King_Klonopin (Reply #3)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 06:11 AM

4. Do you guys really think there is anything about this story...

... that is even remotely funny? Disgusting.

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Response to theHandpuppet (Reply #4)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 07:42 AM

7. Black humor

Because fully contemplating the tragedy is too much reality at once. Lot of lives ruined here.

Whenever these assholes actually live I want to do a follow up five years later. "So, was it worth it?" Even for the pure sociopath driven by nothing but negative emotions, one who doesn't give a shit about other people, life in prison for revenge seems like a bad deal.

The problem, of course, is that people in a murderous rage are not thinking rationally so any kind of deterrent you have is not even considered.

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Response to King_Klonopin (Reply #3)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 07:58 AM

8. There are already too many jokes about Oscar Pistorius.

Trying to come up with something original is like taking a shot in the dark.

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Response to King_Klonopin (Reply #3)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 12:53 PM

14. I guarantee he won't walk like O.J. did. n/t

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Response to jannyk (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 06:34 AM

5. Well, that just not cricket



Just goes to show with a double amputee anything is possible

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Reply #5)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 07:01 AM

6. Literally and figuratively

Damn!!

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Response to jannyk (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 08:17 AM

9. He's going to play Lance Armstrong

The tragic hero who has overcome great personal suffering and is now wrongly accused,

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Response to jannyk (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 08:26 AM

10. That's solidifies it as murder to me even more

Hit her, then staged it ala Jeffrey McDonald.

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Response to jannyk (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 08:38 AM

11. Well, it looks like capital murder to me.

Life in prison.

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Response to jannyk (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 08:46 AM

12. Real Nike Ad before the incident



(CNN) -- Tiger Woods' personal life went off the rails. Lance Armstrong's sporting image crashed in drugs. Both were sponsored by Nike in multi-million dollar deals.

Now Nike is being reminded again that pinning your company reputation on star names is a risky business.

This time it's Oscar Pistorius whose life has moved from sports headlines to the news pages to cause headaches at Nike headquarters.

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/14/business/pistorius-nike/index.html?hpt=hp_c1

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Response to jannyk (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 12:29 PM

13. Nike really knows how to pick them.

Personally, I think athletic ability is way too overrated in western culture. I could give a shit about any of these people.

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