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Billboard Featuring Oscar Pistorius Is Taken Down

posted 15 Feb 2013, 06:23 by Sam Mbale   [ updated 15 Feb 2013, 06:25 ]

Workmen in South Africa take down a billboard poster featuring Oscar Pistorius on the day his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp is found dead in his home.

JOHANNESBURGSOUTH AFRICA (FEBRUARY 14, 2013) (DION CHANG/FLUX TRENDS) - 30-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp was found dead in the house of her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius early on Thursday morning (February 14).

A still photograph shows an advertising poster featuring Pistorius being removed from a billboard later the same day.

Also on Thursday, South Africa's M-Net cable TV channel said it was pulling campaign adverts featuring Pistorius off air with immediate effect.

On Friday, 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius was charged in court with shooting dead his girlfriend in his Pretoria house. His agent said in a statement Oscar Pistorius disputes the murder charge laid against him "in the strongest possible terms."