Pistorius family: No substance to murder allegation

The uncle of Oscar Pistorius has said he is "numb with shock as well as grief" after the shooting death of his model girlfriend at his home in South Africa, as his family strongly refuted prosecutors' claims that he murdered her.

In the family's first statement on camera since the Valentine's Day shooting, Pistorius' uncle Arnold said:

"We have no doubt there is no substance to the allegation and that the state's own case, including its own forensic evidence, strongly refutes any possibility of a premeditated murder or murder as such."

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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.