The next witness is called.
Roux has one more thing. He says that Pistorius wants to privately apologize to the family. Now he has no further questions
Roux has no further questions.
Roux: If prison conditions aren't humane, then what? Martin says she wouldn't want those conditions for anyone.
Roux asked if Martin was aware that Pistorius had written letters to Steenkamp's family but under advice from his lawyers hadn't given them to the family.
Roux says they also spent 5 days in Cape Town after New Year's eve.
Roux says that Steenkamp spent Christmas with Pistorius.
With that, Nel has no further questions. Barry Roux up. He has two aspects to deal with.
Martin says a message needs to be sent to society and that a light sentence would enable Pistorius
Martin says that initially she was worried about prison conditions for Pistorius, but when she realized that he'd be treated humanely she felt he should receive jail time.
She says they don't mention Pistorius' name in their house.
She says she's very fearful of Pistorius. She's tried to put him out of her mind, she says.
Nel asks for Martin's views on sentencing. Martin takes a deep breath.
Nel asks how Martin felt when Pistorius apologized in court. Martin says she didn't feel like Pistorius' apology was genuine.
Nel starts by wishing Judge Masipa happy birthday, the court erupts in applause.
Court is back in session.
Reeva Steenkamp's cousin Kim Martin is back on the stand. Yesterday Nel said he had a few more questions for her, then defense lawyer Barry Roux will be able to cross-examine her.
From inside the courtroom:
From inside the courtroom:
Oscar Pistorius has arrived in court. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel is expected to wrap up his case today.
Judge Masipa grants Nel's request but she points out that she's not available next week and for many weeks after that
Roux says he has two questions, that he's not going to cross-examine Martin.
Nel says he has one more aspect to deal with but wants to adjourn until tomorrow. He doesn't Roux to cross-examine Martin today since she's so emotional.
Martin never got an opportunity to ask Steenkamp what she meant.
When Pistorius stepped away to answer the phone, Martin asked Steenkamp if she was happy. Steenkamp said "Yes, but we need to talk"
Martin blamed it on his unfamiliarity with Cape Town service
Martin says they had to wait a while to get a table at the restaurant and their order was messed up. Martin says Pistorius got agitated.
Martin recalls thinking that Pistorius came across as shy
Steenkamp introduced Pistorius to Martin.
She chose a place on the beach where their grandparent's ashes were scattered
Back to the January 2 holiday in Cape Town. Steenkamp had asked to meet Martin for breakfast.
The Myers family felt like family to Reeva Steenkamp
Martin describes how Steenkamp moved in with the Myers family after the Warren Lahoud relationship ended.
Pistorius was sitting with his head bowed, seemingly emotional, but now he's writing something down.
That was the first Christmas that Steenkamp didn't go back to Port Elizabeth to see her family. She couldn't go because of work.
Nel asks about Pistorius. Martin met Pistorius once while they were in Cape Town. It was January 2, 2013
She was extremely excited about that job, Martin says
Steenkamp was also in reality TV show called Tropica
When she moved to Joburg, Steenkamp was chosen as an FHM model.
Nel asks about Steenkamp's career. She was the face of Avon and appeared in many catalogs.