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‘HE MUST SUFFER’ Steenkamp's Father Gives Seething Interview Photo from funeral of Steenkamp on Feb. 19. (Schalk van Zuydam/AP)

Steenkamp's Father Gives Seething Interview

On the heels of a South African judge’s decision to grant Olympic double amputee Oscar Pistorius $113K bail, the father of Reeva Steenkamp—who died after sustaining four gunshot wounds on Valentine’s day—spoke to the press Saturday. Barry Steenkamp told the South African newspaper Beeld that Pistorius "will have to live with his conscience" if he is in fact lying about the events that unfolded in his home on February 14. June Steenkamp, Reeva’s mother, also spoke to Beeld, saying that the flowers their daughter’s ex-boyfriend sent to their home meant "nothing.” While Pistorius maintains that he shot the 30-year-old model by accident—mistaking her for a thief—Steenkamp's father remains skeptical. "If it didn't happen the way he says it did," he said, "he must suffer and he will suffer."

February 23, 2013 11:21 AM