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Inside Oscars house of horrors

The sequence of events

Wednesday Thursday
01:30 13:37
Reeva Steenkamp tweets: What do you have up your sleeve for your love tomorrow??? #getexcited #ValentinesDay.

Minutes later
Shots are fired in Pistorius house and a neighbour calls the police


Neighbours of Oscar Pistorius in Silver Woods Estate call the police and complain about noise disturbance


03:30 04:00


Pistorius arrives at the Mamelodi Hospital, where blood tests are done

Pistorius arrives at the Boschkop Police Station, where he spends the night

Pistorius arrives at the Pretoria Magistrates Court with his lawyers and family

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel and his team arrive at court

Pistorius appears in the dock. He sobs several times when the court refers to murder

Magistrate Desmond Nair postpones the case until Tuesday and rules he will be kept at Brooklyn Police Station

The Pistorius family issues a statement denying that Oscar murdered Reeva

Reevas last tweet: Im there like a bear!!! Yayyyy!!!! X after she was invited on Twitter by Candy McKenna of Mini Cooper in Sandton to come eat a cupcake on Valentines Day

Pistorius calls his father and asks him to come to his house

Pistorius Sr and his daughter arrive at the house; Oscar tells his sister he made a terrible mistake he shot Reeva because he had mistaken her for an intruder

Paramedics try to resuscitate Reeva, but she dies in the foyer of Oscars house

A coroners van leaves the Silver Woods Estate

Oscar allegedly fires a 9mm pistol at Reeva Reeva flees into the adjoining toilet, closing and hiding behind the door

Oscar allegedly fires another few rounds at the bathroom door. Reeva is hit in the head, arm and hand

Oscar carries the heavily wounded Reeva downstairs into the foyer

Reeva is hit in the hip Reevas iPad is found on the floor

A cricket bat with traces of blood on it was found in the bedroom

Crumpled sheets indicate that the bed had been slept in

Holster for 9mm pistol is on the bedside table

Oscar Pistorius home in Silver Woods Country Estate

Reeva body is transported to the coroner.

The entrance to Pistorius house is cordoned off by the police

This possible scenario is based on in-depth interviews with three sources close to the investigation