And finally… ‘Change of use’ at Pistorius house?
The house where Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead is now set to be used as a party venue by two local businessmen.
Footage has emerged of business partners David Scott, 33, and Kagiso Mokopane, 23, giving a candid tour of the house, beers in hand, explaining their plans for the building. The pair will be renting the house from owner and mining consultant Louwtjie Louwrens, who bought the house for 4.5 million rand (£219,000, $334,000).
Pistorius had to sell his house to pay for mounting legal fees during his trial.
He was convicted for culpable murder for killing his 29-year-old girlfriend in the house on 14 February 2013. He fired four shots through a closed bathroom door, allegedly mistaking Steenkamp for intruders.
During the tour of the house, the two men exhibit the crime scene and give brief accounts of Pistorius’s version of events. The pair plan to host parties at the house on weekends, claiming it is perfect for entertaining people.
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