Reeva Steenkamp's parents are "devastated by the loss of their daughter", her former headteacher Greg Stokell has told the South African Press Association.
According to the South African media, Miss Steenkamp's family has now confirmed her publicist's statement that the model was the woman shot dead at the home of Oscar Pistorius.
Mr Stokell said the family does not have any further comment at this time.
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