14/02/2013 03:08 GMT | Updated 14/02/2013 06:18 GMT

Oscar Pistorius Arrested: Paralympian's Career In Pictures

Oscar Pistorius has been arrested on suspicion of murder by after he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at the Paralympian's home.

A 26-year-old-man has been arrested after a 30-year-old woman, named by South African media as his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was shot dead in the early hours of Thursday morning in Pretoria.

Photo gallery Oscar Pistorius's career in pictures See Gallery