PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (Tue, Feb. 19) – Reported by madn3wz
|Photos/Pics: Reeva Steenkamp Funeral -- Service held at Victoria Park Crematorium on Tuesday Morning|
Slain South African model Reeva Steenkamp’s funeral service held on Tuesday morning in her hometown, Port Elizabeth after the coffin of 29-year-old Reeva’s was carried by Doves Funeral Services into the chapel at the Victoria Park Crematorium.
A large number of media persons were gathered outside the crematorium, which is in the Eastern Cape, from early on Tuesday morning. The family has requested the media to respect the privacy.
The coffin, wrapped in a white cloth with an arrangement of white flowers on it, was carried to Victoria Park Crematorium by a black Mercedes-Benz at a side entrance then the attendees and staff of Doves Funeral Services brought the coffin in by hand.
"We want to remember her goodness," said Adam Steenkamp, Reeva’s brother, just ahead of funeral service of his sister later on the day. The family wanted to remember Reeva and ''all the goodness that she stood for, '' Adam said further.
Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee who became a sporting hero to millions when he competed at the Olympics last year, has been charged with killing Steenkamp and will appear in a Pretoria court on Tuesday for a bail hearing.
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