Oscar Pistorius made a secret call the night of the murder

Oscar Pistorius 'Secretly Dialed Old Flame' Before Shooting Girlfriend
Oscar Pistorius 'Secretly Dialed Old Flame' Before Shooting Girlfriend

A new book reveals that Oscar Pistorius made a secret phone call to an old flame shortly before shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.

In journalists Barry Bateman and Mandy Weiner's forthcoming book "Behind The Door" they to have uncovered cell phone data alleging the 27-year-old Paralympian had secretly chatted with 25-year-old Jenna Edkins for nine minutes on the night Steenkamp was shot. Apparently, Edkins was saved in Pistorius's phone book as "Babyshoes."

It's known the on-again off-again couple had been seeing each other for five years when Pistorius met Steenkamp, though it's unclear if that relationship continued after he started dating Steenkamp.

According to The Mirror, the phone call was never brought to light during Pistorius's trial because police never discovered the call was made.

Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide and will be sentenced later this month.

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