Paralympians express their shock at Pistorius' arrest

The news of South African sports star Oscar Pistorius' arrest on suspicion of murder has shocked many fellow Paralympians.

London 2012 Paralympic 200m champion Richard Whitehead tweeted:


Shocking news this morning regards my buddy Oscar P what a tragedy!!! Unbelievable I'm speechless #oscar

Wheelchair racer Shelly Woods, silver medallist in the London 2012:


Woke up to shocking news about Oscar Pistorius, very very sad....

US Paralympic sprinter and 14-time world record holder, April Holmes, tweeted:


Praying for the family of @reevasteenkamp and @oscarpistorius right now! Sad situation. Prayers all around!


Pistorius to remain in custody

The Olympic and Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius is to remain in custody overnight after being charged with murder having allegedly shot dead his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria, South Africa. He will appear in court tomorrow.