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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Uncle: 'We must never forget what Reeva stood for'

Reeva Steenkamp's uncle, Mike Steenkamp, has paid tribute to his niece outside her family's home in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

He told reporters: "It was such a devastating shock that her whole life, what she could achieve, never came to fulfilment. And i'll just say she's with the angels".

Mike Steenkamp said his niece's death was a devastating shock

"How it pans out at the end of the day, we will all know the story, the true story, but must never forget what Reeva stood for. She loved people, she loved everybody, and it was her heart that went out."

Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead at the home of her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius who has been charged with her murder

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