Steenkamp, Longley meeting: Helping to heal

Steenkamp, Longley meeting: Helping to heal


Parents Mark Longley and June Steenkamp talk about the loss of their daughters Emily Longley and Reeva Steenkamp.

The parents of two bright young women brutally killed at the hands of their partners say raising awareness of domestic violence has helped them heal.

Steenkamp's 29-year-old daughter Reeva was killed by her boyfriend and sports star Oscar Pistorius in his Johannesburg apartment on Valentines Day in 2013.

The South African model and law school graduate had been with the double-amputee Olympian, known as "Blade Runner", for three months when he shot her dead in his bathroom.

And Mark Longley's 17-year-old daughter Emily was strangled by her partner Elliott Turner in 2011 in Bournemouth, England.

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