The clothes that Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend of celebrated South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius, was wearing on the night of her death are considered to be a vital part of his upcoming murder trial. Reeva Steenkamp was wearing a black top and white shorts when she was shot be Oscar Pistorius and questions have arisen as to why she would be wearing such clothing when he claimed that they were in bed together.
This case has dominated the media headlines and reads like a television movie which many entertainment insiders expect it may turn out to be following the conclusion of the case. Reeva Steenkamp, a beautiful, intelligent model and television host who had designs on being a lawyer is dating the celebrated paralympic dual Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, known as the blade runner. She went from being involved in a high profile relationship and known throughout not just South Africa but the world as the gorgeous girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius to being the topic of a criminal investigation having been shot by her boyfriend.
When Reeva Steenkamp was shot by Oscar Pistorius she was in the bathroom wearing a black top and white shorts and it has brought forth much speculation from the media and legal commentators as to why a woman known for modelling lingerie would be wearing a shirt and shorts to go to the bathroom while in the home of her boyfriend late at night?
The story of Reeva Steenkamp is now the dominant news story in South Africa and will be for many months and if the rumours are correct, a major part of the trial will be about the clothing Reeva Steenkamp was wearing at the time of her death in the home of her boyfriend. Similar to the OJ Simpson legal case where the prosecution's case in large part was focused on a glove and whether it fit the hand of the alleged killer, the trial of Oscar Pistorius for the death of Reeva Steenkamp may be determined and remembered for years to come for what Reeva Steenkamp was wearing while in the bathroom and why.