Brother: Reeva Steenkamp has left a space in our hearts

Reeva Steenkamp's brother Adam Credit: Reuters

Reeva Steenkamp's relatives are giving an emotional statement outside the crematorium where her funeral was held today.

Her brother, Adam, said there is a "space missing inside all the people she knew".

He said the funeral had been sad, but that "at certain points we were smiling remembering Reeva".

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Reeva Steenkamp funeral

The family of model Reeva Steenkamp held a private funeral ceremony in her home town of Port Elizabeth on Tuesday, the same day as the prosecution set out its case against Oscar Pistorius.