Oscar 'sends deepest sympathies' to girlfriend's family

A reporter for the AP news agency has cited a statement from Oscar Pistorius' family saying that the runner wishes to send his sympathies to relatives of his girlfriend Reeva SteenKamp:

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Oscar Pistorius' family statement: "The alleged murder is disputed in the strongest terms."

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Pistorius family disputes murder charge:"He has made it very clear that he would like to send his deepest sympathies to the family of Reeva"

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Pistorious family statement stresses that he "has been an inspiration to others the world over."

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Pistorius is 'humbled and broken'

A preacher who prayed with Oscar Pistorius yesterday in a police cell has told ITV News he "saw a very humbled and broken young man." The Paralympian is in court tomorrow charged with the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. He denies the charge.