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Media awaits Steenkamp’s memorial service

Tuesday 19 February 2013 09:24

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The late Reeva Steenkamp

The late Reeva Steenkamp(SABC)

Port Elizabeth is abuzz with contingents of foreign, national and local media representatives at the Steenkamp family home and at the Victoria Park Crematorium.

 

This is happening ahead of Reeva Steenkamp's memorial service and cremation.

 

Family members and friends of the Steenkamp family have been coming and going from the home of Reeva's parents in Seaview in Port Elizabeth.

 

Reeva was allegedly killed by paralympian Oscar Pistorius on Valentines Day, last week.

 

Steenkamp's half brother, Adam came out pleading for privacy while committing to address the media formally after the memorial service that is set to begin at 11 o’clock, at the Victoria Park Crematorium in Port Elizabeth.


A large contingent of journalists is expected outside the Crematorium where only family and close friends will be allowed to attend.

 

People who knew Steenkamp continue to praise the 29-year-old lawyer and model ahead of her memorial servce and cremation in Port Elizabeth today.

Fashion photographer Mark West says he'd known Reeva Steenkamp since she was 14 years old. He describes her as a girl with character, who blossomed into a classy lady, full of life

Click below to catch the latest update from SABC reporter in Port Elizabeth,  Janine Lee.

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