In December 2015, the Supreme Court of Appeals overturned the culpable homicide verdict and found Pistorius guilty of murder.

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as one of four "Faces of Avon" after winning a contest, according to Avon spokeswoman Jennifer Dwyer Vargas.

All four women were featured in Avon brochures in South Africa that year.

Then he carried Steenkamp down the staircase from the bathroom, “her head and arms dangling,” according to a later newspaper report, and laid her on the floor.

He reportedly gave her mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, and someone attempted to tie a tourniquet around her arm to stop the bleeding from one of the gunshot wounds.

Instead Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead in the home of her boyfriend, paralympian superstar Oscar Pistorius, who was charged with her murder.

Steenkamp, a South African model with a law degree, campaigned against rape and violence against women.

Pistorius was later found guilty of culpable homicide at his trial the following year, was given five years in jail and served a one-year prison sentence.

On 3 December 2015, the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa overturned the conviction for culpable homicide and substituted one of murder, a sentence carrying a minimum period of 15 years in prison in South Africa.

They spoke out just days after an emotion ceremony to mark what would have been the model’s 32nd birthday and a last-minute decision by South Africa’s justice minister to reverse Pistorius being freed from prison on parole.

Michael Masutha said a decision by the parole board at Kgosi Mampuru prison in Pretoria to release Pistorius just 10 months into a five month sentence for manslaughter was “premature” and asked for a review of his case.

On Valentine's Day 2013, her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius shot her four times through the locked door of his bathroom while she was staying in his home.