Oscar Pistorius (R) and his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp pose for a picture in Johannesburg, February 7, 2013. South African "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was charged on February 14,
Pistorius, girlfriend were planning future - uncle
Posted : Saturday, 16 February 2013 09:21AM
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African athlete Oscar Pistorius was planning a future with his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, who he is accused of murdering, his uncle said on Saturday.
"They had plans together and Oscar was happier in his private life than he had been for a long time," his uncle Anthony Pistorious said in a statement.
Pistorious has been charged with the premeditated murder of Steenkamp on Thursday. He denies it.
(Reporting by Ed Cropley; Editing by Angus MacSwan)
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