Mother of Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend demands answers

June Steenkamp in an interview has asked why Oscar Pistorius killed her 'little girl.' The athlete has been accused of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

updated: February 19, 2013 10:31 IST
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Johannesburg: The family of Oscar Pistorius' slain girlfriend wants answers, her mother told a Johannesburg newspaper, as South Africans braced to hear why prosecutors believe a national hero murdered the model who was shot multiple times.

June Steenkamp, Reeva Steenkamp's mother, told The Times in a front page interview published on Monday: "Why? Why my little girl? Why did this happen? Why did he do this?"

"Just like that she is gone," the newspaper quoted her as saying in what it described as an emotional telephone interview. "In the blink of an eye and a single breath, the most beautiful person who ever lived is no longer here."

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