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"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius awaits the start of court proceedings in the Pretoria Magistrates court February 19, 2013. Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was applying for bail after being charged in court with shooting dead his girlfriend, 30-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp, in his Pretoria house. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius awaits the start of court proceedings in the Pretoria Magistrates court February 19, 2013. Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was applying for bail after being charged in...more

"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius awaits the start of court proceedings in the Pretoria Magistrates court February 19, 2013. Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was applying for bail after being charged in court with shooting dead his girlfriend, 30-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp, in his Pretoria house. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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June Steenkamp (C, in grey) is comforted after the memorial service for her daughter model Reeva Steenkamp at the Victoria Park Crematorium in Port Elizabeth February 19, 2013. Steenkamp's boyfriend Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been charged with her murder. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

June Steenkamp (C, in grey) is comforted after the memorial service for her daughter model Reeva Steenkamp at the Victoria Park Crematorium in Port Elizabeth February 19, 2013. Steenkamp's boyfriend Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has...more

June Steenkamp (C, in grey) is comforted after the memorial service for her daughter model Reeva Steenkamp at the Victoria Park Crematorium in Port Elizabeth February 19, 2013. Steenkamp's boyfriend Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been charged with her murder. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
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A mourner leaves, holding a picture of model Reeva Steenkamp, after her memorial service at the Victoria Park Crematorium in Port Elizabeth February 19, 2013. Steenkamp's boyfriend Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been charged with her murder. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

A mourner leaves, holding a picture of model Reeva Steenkamp, after her memorial service at the Victoria Park Crematorium in Port Elizabeth February 19, 2013. Steenkamp's boyfriend Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been charged with...more

A mourner leaves, holding a picture of model Reeva Steenkamp, after her memorial service at the Victoria Park Crematorium in Port Elizabeth February 19, 2013. Steenkamp's boyfriend Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been charged with her murder. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
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Barry Steenkamp leaves after a memorial service for his daughter model Reeva Steenkamp at the Victoria Park Crematorium in Port Elizabeth February 19, 2013. Steenkamp's boyfriend Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been charged with her murder. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

Barry Steenkamp leaves after a memorial service for his daughter model Reeva Steenkamp at the Victoria Park Crematorium in Port Elizabeth February 19, 2013. Steenkamp's boyfriend Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been charged with...more

Barry Steenkamp leaves after a memorial service for his daughter model Reeva Steenkamp at the Victoria Park Crematorium in Port Elizabeth February 19, 2013. Steenkamp's boyfriend Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been charged with her murder. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
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South African 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius (C) is escorted by police during his court appearance in Pretoria February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

South African 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius (C) is escorted by police during his court appearance in Pretoria February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

South African 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius (C) is escorted by police during his court appearance in Pretoria February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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South African "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius (R) is escorted by police at a Pretoria police station February 14, 2013. Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was charged on Thursday with shooting dead his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, at his upscale home in Pretoria. REUTERS/Stringer

South African "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius (R) is escorted by police at a Pretoria police station February 14, 2013. Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was charged on Thursday with shooting dead his...more

South African "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius (R) is escorted by police at a Pretoria police station February 14, 2013. Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was charged on Thursday with shooting dead his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, at his upscale home in Pretoria. REUTERS/Stringer
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Springboks rugby player Francois Hougaard arrives at a memorial service for model Reeva Steenkamp at the Victoria Park Crematorium in Port Elizabeth February 19, 2013. Steenkamp's boyfriend Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been charged with her murder. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

Springboks rugby player Francois Hougaard arrives at a memorial service for model Reeva Steenkamp at the Victoria Park Crematorium in Port Elizabeth February 19, 2013. Steenkamp's boyfriend Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been...more

Springboks rugby player Francois Hougaard arrives at a memorial service for model Reeva Steenkamp at the Victoria Park Crematorium in Port Elizabeth February 19, 2013. Steenkamp's boyfriend Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been charged with her murder. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
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The parents of Reeva Steenkamp, Barry (L) and June Steenkamp (2nd R, facing camera), arrive at the Victoria Park Crematorium ahead of a memorial service for their daughter in Port Elizabeth February 19, 2013. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

The parents of Reeva Steenkamp, Barry (L) and June Steenkamp (2nd R, facing camera), arrive at the Victoria Park Crematorium ahead of a memorial service for their daughter in Port Elizabeth February 19, 2013. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

The parents of Reeva Steenkamp, Barry (L) and June Steenkamp (2nd R, facing camera), arrive at the Victoria Park Crematorium ahead of a memorial service for their daughter in Port Elizabeth February 19, 2013. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
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Women protest outside the Pretoria Magistrates court, during the bail application hearing of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, February 19, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Women protest outside the Pretoria Magistrates court, during the bail application hearing of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, February 19, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Women protest outside the Pretoria Magistrates court, during the bail application hearing of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, February 19, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
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Women protest outside the Pretoria Magistrates court, during the bail application hearing of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, February 19, 2013. Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was applying for bail after being charged in court with shooting dead his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, in his Pretoria house. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Women protest outside the Pretoria Magistrates court, during the bail application hearing of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, February 19, 2013. Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was applying...more

Women protest outside the Pretoria Magistrates court, during the bail application hearing of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, February 19, 2013. Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was applying for bail after being charged in court with shooting dead his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, in his Pretoria house. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
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