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Oscar Pistorius lawyers look to settle

Updated: August 20, 2013, 1:10 PM ET
Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG -- The families of Oscar Pistorius and his slain girlfriend are in contact, a lawyer for Reeva Steenkamp's parents said Tuesday.

The communication between the two families is over a possible out-of-court settlement that would compensate the Steenkamps for the killing of their daughter by the double-amputee Olympian, according to South African press reports.

A South African newspaper reported that negotiations were initiated by Pistorius' lawyers, who ...

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