Police confirm latest 12 names of deceased

Police confirm latest 12 names of deceased

National News

Police have this evening confirmed the identities of a further 12 people who died in the Christchurch earthquake.

They are:

Dr Husam Sabar AL-ANI, 55, of Christchurch (a NZ citizen from Iraq)
Jane-Marie ALBERTS, 44, of Christchurch
Andrew James Llewellyn BISHOP, 33, of Christchurch
Beverley Faye KENNEDY, 60, of Christchurch
Kyoko KAWAHATA, 20, of Japan
Philip John McDONALD, 57, of Ashburton
Deborah Ann ROBERTS, 39, of Christchurch
Emma SHAHARUDIN, 35, of Lincoln, Christchurch
Christine Patricia (Trish) STEPHENSON, 61, of Christchurch
Lesley Jane THOMSON, 55, of Christchurch
Amanda Jayne (Mandy) URIAO, 38, of Christchurch
Julie Kathryn WONG, 37, of Christchurch (dual UK and NZ citizenship)

ENDS

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