Feb 14, 2013, 8:27 AM EST
As always, Twitter reacted quickly after Oscar Pistorius was charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, Thursday morning.
Hoping this isn’t true… Oscar Pistorius arrested for the murder of his girlfriend.m.usatoday.com/article/news/1…
— Nick Symmonds (@NickSymmonds) February 14, 2013
Pistorius story gets more grim by the minute.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) February 14, 2013
“Utter and absolute shock.” -NBC Track & Field analyst @atoboldon shares his reaction to Oscar Pistorius story
— TODAY(@todayshow) February 14, 2013
Have to admit that on list of expected post-Olympic stories, “Pistorius charged with murder” didn’t even make the top five.
— T.J. Quinn (@TJQuinnESPN) February 14, 2013
Absolutely shocking news about Oscar Pistorius. What on earth has gone on here?
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) February 14, 2013
Devastated by the news about Oscar Pistorius. No jokes from me. Just sadness.
— Adam Hills (@adamhillscomedy) February 14, 2013
This 2008 article lists Pretoria, where Pistorius lives, one of RSA’s most dangerous in terms of house robberies goo.gl/QvKwo
— Amanda Doyle (@AmandaDoyleNBC) February 14, 2013
Can’t believe he’s been charged. I refuse to ever believe Pistorius is capable of that kind of act.
— Oi what’s your PB… (@itsJordan400m) February 14, 2013
- Lindsey Vonn OK after fall in Val d’Isere super-G (video) 0
- Lindsey Vonn wins cow in Val d’Isere, one victory from record 0
- Michael Phelps gets probation after guilty plea in DUI case 6
- Stephen Colbert and the Olympics 0
- U.S. will bid for 2024 Olympics, no city chosen yet 6
- Adrian Peterson won’t try for Olympics, but other RBs might 2
- Rio Olympic track and field schedule released 1
- Emotional Bode Miller medals in race that mattered most (61)
- Russian women kissing after relay victory at World Championships causes stir (60)
- IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics (47)
- South Korea filing official complaint over Yuna Kim’s Olympic silver (39)
- Zola Budd, 47, dominates college runners in 5K (33)