Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius Forensics Expert: 'It Would Be Nice If I Were An Expert'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK

The forensics expert called to testify for the defence of Oscar Pistorius about the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp has told the court "it would be nice" ...

Oscar Trial: A Comedy of Errors

Cassandra Ward | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK
Cassandra Ward

Cringing in the courtroom was near-audible as an 'expert witness' for the defence was torn apart by the prosecution at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius today.

Reeva's Love for Oscar Is Read Out at His Murder Trial

Cassandra Ward | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK
Cassandra Ward

"Roses are red, violets are blue, I think today is a good day to tell you that I love you." Oscar Pistorius' voice trembled as he read out Reeva Steenkamp's Valentine's message to him at his murder trial today, following a gruelling five days of cross-examination by state prosecutor, Gerrie Nel.

Pistorius Reads Out Steenkamp's Unopened Valentines Card

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK

Oscar Pistorius read out a Valentine's card from his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, given to him only hours before he shot her dead. The Paralympian s...

These Are Oscar Pistorius' Fans Who Met Him Outside Court. And A Clown.

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK

Many people are glued to the dramatic, televised testimony of Oscar Pistorius at his trial but these people appear to have already made up their mind ...

Woman's Screams 'Were Oscar Pistorius' High-Pitched Screams', Trial Hears

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK

Oscar Pistorius has claimed neighbours who heard a woman screaming in between the gunshots that killed Reeva Steenkamp were actually hearing him screa...

Pistorius Told By Lawyer: 'Your Version Is A Lie'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK

Oscar Pistorius and his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp had an argument, leading the athlete's model girlfriend to run away and scream so loudly in terror ...

Pistorius Denies Finger Was On The Trigger In Restaurant Shooting

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK

The prosecutor at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial tore into the Paralympian on Thursday morning, after the runner denied his finger was "on the trigg...

Reeva Steenkamp's Mother: I Can't Take My Eyes Off Oscar Pistorius

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK

Reeva Steenkamp's mother June Steenkamp has said she could not take take her eyes from Oscar Pistorius as he described her daughter's death in his tri...

Pistorius Sobs Heavily: "Before I Knew It, I'd Fired Four Shots"

Cassandra Ward | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK
Cassandra Ward

Oscar Pistorius gave a heart-wrenching testimony at his murder trial in Pretoria today. The sports star was in clear emotional distress as he howled uncontrollably in the dock recalling Reeva's lifeless body just moments after he shot her.

Oscar Pistorius Breaks Down At Sight Of Graphic Reeva Steenkamp Images

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK

Oscar Pistorius has broken down after his trial was shown graphic images of Reeva Steenkamp's head and told it had "exploded" like a watermelon when h...

'Say it, Say You Killed Reeva Steenkamp', Oscar Pistorius Told

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK

Oscar Pistorius has been told to "say it, say you killed Reeva Steenkamp" as the prosecution began its questioning of the Paralympic athlete. Pisto...

Oscar Pistorius Breaks Down In Court Describing Reeva Steenkamp Death

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK

Oscar Pistorius has broken down describing the moment he realised he had killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The Paralympian, who claims he shot...

Pistorius: 'I'm Scared to Sleep'

Cassandra Ward | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK
Cassandra Ward

Oscar Pistorius took the stand at his trial today, accused of the murder of Reeva Steenkamp. Opening with a tearful apology to the Steenkamp family, the athlete spoke of the night he shot his girlfriend, saying: "I was simply trying to protect Reeva."

9 Things We've Learnt From Pistorius' Testimony

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK

The picture painted by the defence on the morning Oscar Pistorius first took the stand was of a brave and religious athlete, who had overcome many obs...

Pistorius 'Bowled Over' By Steenkamp And Hoped To Move In Together

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK

Oscar Pistorius has spoken of his love for his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, before the Valentine's Day shooting in 2013. The Paralympic athlete deni...

Pistorius Weeps And Cries 'God Help Me' As He Takes The Stand

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK

Oscar Pistorius has told his murder trial in South Africa that there is not a day when he does not think of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and her fam...

Intruding On Celebrity Grief - Do We Need to See It?

Penny Fordham | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Penny Fordham

Just 10-days ago came the sad news that the beautiful L'Wren Scott had passed away. I, like many other people, was shocked and read the 'breaking news' stories as they appeared online, wondering what had happened - it's human nature, I believe, to look for answers.

Pistorius Trial Dramatically Postponed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK

Moments before Oscar Pistorius was due to take the stand, his murder trial has been dramatically postponed for a week. Pistorius was due to begin g...

Reeva 'Seated In Defence Position' as Oscar Fired Shots

Cassandra Ward | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK
Cassandra Ward

A ballistics expert has testified in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius that Reeva Steenkamp was bent down in a brace position as the Olympian shot her. Speaking of the gunshot wound in Reeva's right arm, Cpt Mangena said: "In this instance the deceased was most probably seated in the defence position"...

Pistorius Knowingly Broke Fundamental Gun Law

Cassandra Ward | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK
Cassandra Ward

A firearms exam completed by Oscar Pistorius suggests the star knew better than to shoot blindly at a suspected intruder, the court heard today. Firearm licence facilitator, Sean Patrick Rens read out the test which included scenario-based questions involving correct firearm protocol if under attack.

Ex-Police Commander Fuels Pistorius' Defence Argument

Cassandra Ward | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK
Cassandra Ward

Missing evidence, gloveless forensic experts and coached statements of police officials, could be the key to a 'not guilty' verdict for Oscar Pistorius. The murder trial of the Olympic sprinter has so far heard overwhelming evidence of inconsistencies in his version of events on the night he shot and killed Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar Pistorius Crime Scene Images Show Paralympian's Blood-Spattered Prosthetic Legs (GRAPHIC PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK

WARNING: Graphic crime scene images which some viewers may find upsetting. View at your own discretion The Oscar Pistorius murder trial has been sh...

Pistorius Vomits Again As Steenkamp's Dead Body Shown In Court

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK

A photo of the dead body of Reeva Steenkamp, killed by her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius, has been accidentally shown to the courtroom where the Paralympi...

Bullet-Ridden Door From Pistorius' Home Is Wheeled Into Court

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK

Oscar Pistorius was not wearing his prosthetic legs when he broke down a door to reach his dying girlfriend after he shot her in the bathroom, a foren...