- Olympian Oscar Pistorius is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Photo: AP Read about her.
- Steenkamp was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1983. Photo: RevistaFHM.
- She lived in Port Elizabeth where she studied the law. Photo: AP
- Six years ago she moved to Johannesburg. Photo: Getty images
- Steenkamp was also a high profile model, as well as a lawyer. She appeared in FHM magazine's 100 Sexiest Women in the World for two years running. Photo: AP
- She also participated in the reality show "Tropika Island of Treasure" which was set to debut this week. Photo: Divulgación/internet
- Reeva also was the face of Avon in South Africa. Photo: AP
- She acted in several South African television shows and programs. Photo: AP
- Steenkamp used her Twitter account to encourage her thousands of followers to fight sexual abuse. "WEAR BLACK THIS FRIDAY IN SUPPORT AGAINST (hash)RAPE," she re-tweeted just hours before she died. Photo: Divulgación/internet
- On Twitter, Steenkamp also tweeted about her excitement about Valentine's Day. "What do you have up your sleeve for your love tomorrow?" she tweeted. "It should be a day of love for everyone." Her last tweet was an enthusiastic acceptance of a friend's invite to celebrate the day with chocolate cupcakes topped with red hearts. Photo: AP
Olympian Oscar Pistorius is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.