Making gory media rounds this Friday morning is the first time released image of the blood splattered bathroom where South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius shot dead his high profile model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The graphic image taken inside the Paralympian’s sprinter’s house in Pretoria, South Africa shows pools of blood covering the toilet and the floor of the room, with police tape marking the holes where the bullets flew through the bathroom door.
At the time, the murder send shockwaves throughout South Africa with many baffled and in disbelief that a national sporting hero could be capable of such a ruthless murder. The case which is currently set to go to trial has led to deep soul searching as the nation is once again is forced to consider it’s predominant violent state of affairs.
Oscar Pistorius upon his arraignment went on to vehemently assert that the shooting had been an unfortunate accident with him believing that there had been an intruder in the house while he and Reeva Steenkamp slept.
At present Oscar Pistorius is charged with premeditated murder with the shooting death of Reeva Steenkamp and is due to appear in court this upcoming Tuesday for a brief hearing having made bail earlier on account of a plethora of police blunders in the initial investigation.
At present extensive police investigation continues as the trial is set to take place later this year.