South African athlete, Oscar Pistorius rushed to hospital with chest pains

According to the Correctional Services department, jailed South African athlete, Oscar Pistorius has been taken to hospital after complaining of chest pain.

He was rushed to Kalafong, a public hospital in the capital Pretoria in South Africa today and has since been discharged after a medical examination and is expected back in prison later today.


The prison service confirmed he was treated for a possible heart condition in Kalafong hospital outside Pretoria.  A spokesman said: “We can state that offender Oscar Pistorius was taken to an outside hospital facility this morning for a medical examination, and is expected back in the facility later today.”


In 2015 he was found guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and he’s currently serving a 6-year jail term for the crime..

Source: Linda Ikeji’s blog

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