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Steenkamp's mother bitter as Pistorius huddles with family

Updated: 2013-02-25 05:57
By Agence France-Presse in Pretoria, South Africa ( China Daily)

South Africa's Olympic "Blade Runner" and murder suspect Oscar Pistorius spent his first day out on bail with his family on Saturday as the mother of Reeva Steenkamp, the model girlfriend he is accused of murdering, cut a bitter figure.

"I just want to finish mourning my daughter. I will have to get used to life without her," June Steenkamp told the Afrikaans-language daily Beeld, adding she had "cried out all my tears".

Pistorius's family sent flowers and a card to the Steenkamp family, but "what does that mean?" she asked, before adding: "Nothing".

Steenkamp's mother bitter as Pistorius huddles with family

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