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Pistorius to remain in custody

The Olympic and Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius is to remain in custody overnight after being charged with murder having allegedly shot dead his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria, South Africa. He will appear in court tomorrow.

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Reeva Steenkamp described as 'angel on earth'

Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has been described as "the kindest, sweetest human being" and "an angel on earth who will be sorely missed" in a tribute from her publicists.

We can confirm that Reeva Steenkamp has passed away. We are in communication with people on the scene, please wait for official statements, as there is too much speculation at this moment in time. We will provide further information as soon as we are able to provide accurate information as to what transpired.

Our thoughts and prayers go to the Steenkamp family, who have asked to have their privacy respected during this difficult time, everyone is simply devastated. She was the kindest, sweetest human being; an angel on earth who will be sorely missed.

– Sarit Tomlinson, MD of Capacity Relations

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