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Texts: Pistorius scared Steenkamp

Updated: March 24, 2014, 12:14 PM ET
Associated Press

PRETORIA, South Africa -- Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend told the athlete that she was sometimes afraid of him and complained that he had a short temper and was jealous in the weeks before he killed her, according to phone messages revealed at the Olympian's murder trial on Monday.

Steenkamp said she was sometimes afraid of the athlete: "I'm scared of u sometimes and how u snap at me and of how u will react to me," she texted him, in a message read out in court by police Capt. Francois Moller.

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