A South African actress, model, television presenter and businesswoman,Vanessa Haywood, best known for her role as Tania van der Merwe in the cult science fiction film District 9, in 2009 has given listeners an insight into the relationship of both Blade runner Oscar Pistorius and the late Reeva Steenkamp. She was a friend to the couple. Listen to the radio interview to hear what she had to say about the couple.
Olympic and Paralympic and world champion sprinter Pistorius was arrested yesterday at his house in Silverwoods Country Estate east of Pretoria, after neighbours called the police when they heard gunshot. The 30-year-old Reeva Steenkamp, Pistorius' girlfriend who was a model and law graduate, was found dead by the police at scene.
Pistorius will appear on a charge of murder today in the Pretoria Magistrats Court in Pretoria.