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 says he 'felt a sense of terror' after hearing noise

In an affidavit read to the court Oscar Pistorius has described the night Reeva Steenkamp died: "I heard a noise in my bathroom... I felt a sense of terror... I believed that someone had entered my house... I grabbed my 9mm pistol"

"As I did not have my prosthetic legs on I felt extremely vulnerable. I had to protect Reeva and myself... I had limited mobility on my stumps."

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