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Steenkamp relative gives tearful testimony at Pistorius hearing
Steenkamp relative gives tearful testimony at Pistorius hearing

A cousin of Reeva Steenkamp broke down at the sentencing hearing of Oscar Pistorius as she recounted hearing on her car radio that the athlete had killed his girlfriend. Proceedings at the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa’s capital, were adjourned briefly before Kim Martin resumed describing how she tried to call Steenkamp before realizing that she was the person Pistorius had shot dead. Martin was the first witness called by prosecutor Gerrie Nel at the hearing to determine what sentence Pistorius should receive for his conviction of manslaughter for the killing of Steenkamp at his home on Valentine’s Day last year. Martin said Steenkamp and Pistorius weren’t very...

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