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The case surrounding Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius only continues to develop, as police have said needles and testorone have been found at Pistorius’ home where he allegedly killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
The substances were found after police went to Pistorious’ home last week to investigate the shooting, according to CBS News. Detective Hilton Botha revealed the findings on Wednesday at the athlete’s bail hearing.
The lawyers of the 26-year-old athlete, who is a double-amputee, quickly denied the revelation, claiming the substance was just an herbal supplement and was not a performance enhancing drug.
Prosecutors have now charged Pistorious with premeditated murder, something he denies, according to the New York Times. He claims he shot Steenkamp by accident after he mistook her for an intruder.
Pistorius, who became the first Paralympian to compete in the 2012 London Olympic Games, cried in court after detectives spoke about the gunshot wounds found on Steenkamp, a model who regularly spoke against rape and abuse of women.