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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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1.

KittyKittyKitty    

Yikes!

601 days ago
2.

Biebsburbs    

First! See he will continue staying at his uncles till the trial, no guts to face his conscience, coward!

601 days ago
3.

Phreaky    

He shot her by accident, but used the cricket bat to beat her skull in because.....?
If I were her family, justice would be served at this so called memorial party by a distant uncle or someone.

601 days ago
4.

Majestik    

I'm sure this is going to persuade the Jury that he's innocent. COUGHCOUGH.

601 days ago
5.

la    

If he intentionally killed her,this is one sick dude....

601 days ago
6.

Nun ja biz    

He is a whack job!

601 days ago
7.

LookInTheSky    

He has OJ-itis.

601 days ago
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speakMYbrain    

this is what happens AFTER u tell a chick twice.

601 days ago
9.

Ih8Taxes    

Put him in a cell with O.J.

601 days ago
10.

mrs. kid rock    

That is heartbreaking! I am so sick of the haters on here, it was an accident, a horrible horrible and very tragic accident. All these people with their own theory's about it, please! I support Oscar 110%

601 days ago
11.

VirginiaG    

Salt to the wound.

601 days ago
12.

Nvts    

How nice. Just like when OJ had a memorial for Nicole.

601 days ago
13.

Donna    

WOW! He may not have legs but, he's got a big set of balls! He killed her. Put on his legs, walked across the room and shot into the bathroom 4 times!!

601 days ago
14.

KicksandGiggles    

Totally inappropriate. He needs to mourn his handywork privately. I think its insulting to her family as well. Also, these "private" gatherings will only give the prosecution more ammuno as his every step (no pun intended)is watched. If he were smart, he would go someplace quietly and let his defense team do their thing.

601 days ago
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Foebia    

It's a shame how whites get away with doing things even in Africa. He premeditated her death and is out walking free.

601 days ago
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