Paralympic sprinter and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has reportedly been sent from prison to the hospital due to chest pains.
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Former Paralympic and Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius of South Africa, serving a six-year prison sentence for the murder of his girlfriend, was hospitalized in Pretoria, South Africa, on Thursday morning, according to several South African news outlets.
Correctional Services spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo told The Citizen: “We can state that offender Oscar Pistorius was taken to an outside hospital facility this morning for a medical examination.”
The Correctional Services department told SAfm News that Pistorius was being treated for a possible heart condition.
Family spokesperson Johan van Wyk told The Citizen that Pistorius was “okay.”