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Pistorius to fight for bail as girlfriend cremated

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Oscar Pistorius's slain girlfriend is to be cremated Tuesday as the South African "Bladerunner" athlete appears in court for a bail hearing expected to reveal more about what happened the night she was shot dead. 

Oscar Pistorius leaves a Pretoria courtroom on February 15, 2013 after his hearing on charges of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. She is to be cremated Tuesday as the South African "Bladerunner" athlete appears in court for a bail hearing expected to reveal more about what happened the night she was shot dead.

Model Reeva Steenkamp, 29, was shot four times in the early hours of Thursday by a 9mm pistol owned by the sprinter, and she died of her wounds at the scene.

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