Further names released in Christchurch earthquake

Further names released in Christchurch earthquake

National News

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

They are:

Marina ARAI, 19 (female), of Japan
Valquin Descalsota BENSURTO, 23 (male), of the Philippines
Adrienne MEREDITH, 36, of Christchurch
Yoko SUZUKI, 31 (female), of Japan
Tao WANG, 29 (female), of China
Didem YAMAN, 31 (female), of Turkey

This brings the total number of names released to 129.

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