The father of the model murdered by Oscar Pistorius reveals they shook hands during a meeting in prison

THE father of model murdered by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has revealed they shook hands during their emotional prison meeting.

But Barry Steenkamp, ​​76, still doesn’t forgive daughter Reeva’s killer.

Pistorius, now 35, is serving 15 years after shooting Reeva, 29, through the toilet door at his apartment in 2013

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Pistorius, now 35, is serving 15 years after shooting Reeva, 29, through the toilet door at his apartment in 2013Photo credit: Reuters
The 30-minute meeting in June was arranged as part of double amputee rehabilitation.

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The 30-minute meeting in June was arranged as part of double amputee rehabilitation.Photo credit: Reuters
Reeva's mother did not attend the visit.

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Reeva’s mother did not attend the visit.Photo credit: Getty – Contributor

The 30-minute meeting in June was arranged as part of the rehabilitation of the double amputee Pistorius.

Barry said: “He thanked me and told me how sorry he was. It was a touching moment.

“We decided to shake hands. I didn’t say “I forgive you”. I just said, ‘Thank you.’ ”

Pistorius, now 35, is serving 15 years after shooting dead Reeva, 29, through the toilet door at his home in Pretoria, South Africa, in 2013.

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He claims he mistook her for a burglar.

Barry wanted Pistorius to finally get in, but told a TV documentary, “I didn’t understand my truth.”

Reeva’s mother June, 75, refused to attend.

https://www.the-sun.com/news/6193736/father-oscar-pistorius-victim-shook-hands-prison/ The father of the model murdered by Oscar Pistorius reveals they shook hands during a meeting in prison

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