Arnold Pistorius, the uncle, also appeared to be readying the world for the return of his nephew to running on track regularly, even though he was still "extremely traumatized" by the death of Steenkamp.
"We all encouraged him to get back onto the track to help stabilize him emotionally," Arnold Pistorius said. "We encourage him to start exercising as we believe it is a vital step in helping him deal with the trauma."
Oscar Pistorius denies murder in the Valentine's Day killing of model Steenkamp, saying he mistook her for a nighttime intruder in his home. His next scheduled court appearance is June 4, when prosecutors say they intend to serve indictments.
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