“Paramedics declared the woman dead on the scene and police proceeded with their investigation. The woman sustained wounds to her head and the upper body,” spokeswoman Lt-Col Katlego Mogale said.
The woman, aged 30, died on the scene.
Mogale said police were called following a shooting at a townhouse complex in Silverlakes.
“When police arrived they found the paramedics attending to the woman. The paramedics declared the woman dead on the scene and police proceeded with their investigation of the scene.”
A 9mm pistol was recovered.
Pistorius has been taken into custody and a case of murder was being investigated.
Police spokeswoman Captain Sarah Mcira confirmed this to Beeld.
Questions such as why and what made her girlfriend visit at such odd hours were being asked.