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Emotional Pistorius recalls girlfriend Reeva's final hours

Published on Apr 8, 2014 7:38 PM

PRETORIA (AFP) - Oscar Pistorius tearfully recalled the final hours spent eating and chatting with girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp before he shot her dead on Valentine's Day 2013, during a second emotional day of testimony on Tuesday.

The athlete's voice quavered and tears welled up as he described how the couple discussed a contract she was signing before going to his bedroom where she did yoga.

"Usually after dinner we would have watched TV downstairs, but we both had a taxing day," Pistorius recalled.

Instead they retreated to the bedroom where he also chatted on the phone to a cousin and she surfed websites before falling asleep, he testified.

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