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Oscar Pistorius

Plans Private Memorial

For GF He Killed

2/26/2013 8:55 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Oscar Pistorius is planning a private memorial service to honor his girlfriend, whom he shot and killed on Valentine's Day.

The memorial for 29-year-old Reeva Steenkamp is scheduled to take place tonight at the home of Oscar's uncle, where the Olympic sprinter has been staying since he was released on bail last week.

Oscar's rep released a statement, saying, "Oscar specifically requested the memorial service as he continues to grieve and remains in deep mourning for the loss of his partner Reeva."

The rep adds, "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."

Oscar -- who stands accused of murdering Steenkamp -- claims he shot her by accident, thinking she was an intruder.

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31.

sarah    

Wow! This is so tasteless. Even if he's telling the truth (which I don't think is possible) he shouldn't be advertising that he's having a memorial service for someone he's responsible for killing. How f---ing low!!

581 days ago
32.

who dat    

Public relations spin. Whether he's ever convicted of this terrible crime or not, he killed her in anger. It was no accident.

His brother is a loose wheel also. Charged in a girls murder.

581 days ago
33.

CorkiDeCat    

I am speechless...

581 days ago
34.

Dude    

The first thing I do when I break into houses is lock myself in the bathroom to raid the toilet paper......

581 days ago
35.

Steve    

A$$ Lint

581 days ago
36.

ABB    

He should ask OJ for advise on what to do next.

581 days ago
37.

scarecrow    

Poor little Tink Tink.

581 days ago
38.

Carl    

So is he doing this so he can gather all 10 people in the world that think he is innocent in one place?

581 days ago
39.

Mike    

I sympathize somewhat with this guy having no legs below the knee but he is obviously guilty as hell of murder and he should live a horrible life in a nasty, brutal, foul smelling South African prison for the next 40-50 years ... if not life in prison.

They don't have the death penalty in South Africa I hear. 40-50 years should be sufficient time for him to think about the death of his girlfriend.

If you do the crime, you gotta DO THE TIME Oscar! It doesn't matter if you have a handicap or you are rich and famous either. This memorial service is just a PR stunt to get sympathy and deflect his guilt.

581 days ago
40.

Sarah    

I'm seriously beginning to wonder if he had some sort of psychotic break. Not that it would make any of this ok, but this is all so weird.

581 days ago
41.

NormalGuy    

What a sick piece of crap. I suppose he will piss on her photo as part of the memorial.

581 days ago
42.

vanessaolivia    

Sick human being

581 days ago
43.

DaveT    

If he's innocent and it was an accident then he deserves to mourn and grieve and be given some sympathy
If he's guilty and just flat out murdered her in this way then he's low life trash and deserves full punishment the law allows
This is why we have court rooms now instead of the old posse and tree hangings, lot of innocent men swung from ropes before evidence or details

581 days ago
44.

Nonsense    

Man, that's fu**ed up. Don't understand his defense. So someone broke into my house to use the bathroom. Yeah sure buddy, makes perfect sense.

581 days ago
45.

Dublin2016    

Don't know what to make of this..... Sure is hot though... I'd show him a thing or to!

581 days ago
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