'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius Reportedly May Have Smashed Murdered Reeva Steenkamp's Skull

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The world was stunned when Olympian "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius was arrested in South Africa for the murder of his girlfriend, the beautiful reality show star and model 29-year-old Reeva Steenkamp. The double amputee, who overcame incredible odds to compete against able-bodied athletes at the Olympics, broke down in court and has reportedly maintained that his mistook his girlfriend for an intruder. She was found shot four times in the bathroom of the home the couple shared. But sources are leaking to South African newspapers some more alleged details from that night -- and they paint a picture of a horrific night and a brutal deliberate murder.

Sources are telling South African media outlets that the case will center around a bloody cricket bat found on the scene and that Reeva's skull was allegedly also bashed in.

Says a source:

The suspicion is that the first shot, in the bedroom, hit her in the hip. She then ran and locked herself in the toilet. She was doubled over because of the pain. He fired three more shots. She probably covered her head, which is why the bullet also went through her hand. The bedsheets also reportedly indicate that there were two people sleeping in it before the deadly shooting.

As for the cricket bat, reportedly sources say that Pistorius either hit her with the bat before she ran to the bathroom, or that she used the bat to defend herself, or that he used it to smash his way into the bathroom. None of these theories particularly make sense: If he smashed her skull before she ran to the bathroom, how did she make it there? Why did he shoot her if he'd already "smashed her skull"? If she used it for defense, why would her blood be on it?

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At any rate, the sources say that the state has "rock solid proof" that it was a homicide, and that Pistorius knew he was killing Reeva, not an intruder. There have been reports that he suspected she was cheating on him. Also that he'll be tested for steriods and a possible "roid rage" defense set up.

I think with all high profile murder cases, there's going to be a lot of speculation about what happened, and most of that will have no basis in reality until the evidence comes out in court. However, how you mistake anyone in your own bathroom for being an intruder is a good question (wouldn't she have been crying out, letting you know it's your girlfriend not an intruder?!) -- and surely one that Pistorius will have to answer eventually.

What do you think happened?

 

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chris... chris87654


It doesn't make sense that he hit her with the bat before she ran to the bathroom, because if her skull was cracked (as is said) there would have been much blood spatter in the bedroom - though they DO suspect he shot her once in the bedroom, she ran/locked herself in bathroom, then he shot 4 times through the door with 3 more shots hitting her.  Reeva was still breathing when he took her downstairs (odd for two reasons.. 1] it's not good to move an injured person unless you know what you're doing so you don't make it worse, and 2] he moved her from the crime scene).  He admitted today that he used the bat to break through the door (he has no feet to "kick" in the door), but this wouldn't make the bat "covered with blood"...  I think he beat her afterward (if her skull was cracked) because he was still enraged and still wanted to kill her. I'm still curious why the prosecutor didn't mention the bloody bat today (Pistorius is trying to get bail - the defense is trying to say the murder wasn't "premeditated" because if it is, he can't get bail).


Bottom line is she should have left him after the cops were called for the "domestic disturbance" 2 hours earlier, but I know this is hard to do.  Cops always say if a guy shows a bad temper (esp this early in a relationship) things will only get worse.


lisas... lisasuel1

Read his statement to the court, it is on CNN.  It is heartbreaking.  The media needs to quit with the speculation and let the case play out.

nonmember avatar KayCee

None of us know of what actually happened that nigh/day, so we can't really say he's guilty or innocent, first of all I do understand the fact the he thought it was an intruder, but surely, Reeva had screamed when she heard the first shot, and no, she was not shot in the head four times, like I say we all don't know what happened that time, for only Oscar knows, and who know's he might be telling the truth or not, so it's not really our decision to actually say that Oscar is guilty or innocent.. It's nonsense how you all support a person through his bright times but can't support him through his dark times,it's up to what the judge says anyway.., and as for Reeva Steenkamp, I send my condolences to her family, she was a beautiful, enthusiastic women who fought for all women rights, and I give all my respect for her, may her beautiful soul rest in peace as she becomes a guardian angel to those who loved her..!!

nonmember avatar Anonymous

None of us know of what actually happened that nigh/day, so we can't really say he's guilty or innocent, first of all I do understand the fact the he thought it was an intruder, but surely, Reeva had screamed when she heard the first shot, and no, she was not shot in the head four times, like I say we all don't know what happened that time, for only Oscar knows, and who know's he might be telling the truth or not, so it's not really our decision to actually say that Oscar is guilty or innocent.. It's nonsense how you all support a person through his bright times but can't support him through his dark times,it's up to what the judge says anyway.., and as for Reeva Steenkamp, I send my condolences to her family, she was a beautiful, enthusiastic women who fought for all women rights, and I give all my respect for her, may her beautiful soul rest in peace as she becomes a guardian angel to those who loved her..!!

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