Pistorius 'mortified over death'

Oscar Pistorius has said he was "absolutely mortified at the death of my beloved Reeva" during a bail hearing. He denies the charge of premeditated murder, claiming he mistook her for an intruder.

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Pistorius 'mortified' at death of his girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius has claimed he mistook his girlfriend for an intruder when he shot and killed her at his home in South Africa last week.

But at his bail hearing, the prosecution said Pistorius had opened fire, knowing it was Reeva Steenkamp.

A private funeral ceremony was held for the 29-year-old today.

ITV News' Africa Correspondent Rohit Kachroo reports from Pretoria.

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