LEAK TO MEDIA REGARDING OSCAR PISTORIUS’S PRIVATE MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR REEVA STEENKAMP
Pretoria, South Africa, February 26, 2013
This statement is released in response to a leak to the media regarding a planned private memorial service for Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius, will hold a private memorial service for Reeva Steenkamp at the house of his uncle, Arnold Pistorius, tonight.
Oscar specifically requested the memorial service as he continues to grieve and remains in deep mourning for the loss of his partner Reeva. Since it is such a sensitive issue, Oscar has asked for a private service with people who share his loss, including his family members who knew and loved Reeva as one of their own.
The Pistorius family would like to make a personal request to the media, to please respect their privacy at their home in Pretoria tonight.