Col Schoombie van Rensburg
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Policeman describes seeing Reeva Steenkamp's body

Police followed a "trail of blood" up the stairs after being called to Oscar Pistorius' house, a retired officer has told the athlete's murder trial.

While Col Schoombie van Rensburg was testifying, the court saw photographs of Mr Pistorius' blood-spattered home.

Photos of her body were briefly shown, prompting Mr Pistorius to be sick.

The South African Paralympian denies murder, saying he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on 14 February 2013 after mistaking her for an intruder.

Col Schoombie van Rensburg told the court when he first saw the body of Reeva Steenkamp.

  • 13 Mar 2014