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Wednesday, 15 March 2017 - 4:49pm |

Identification of body found on Fox Glacier

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The human remains found on Fox Glacier on March 2 have now been formally identified.

They belong to Cynthia Charlton, a U.K national, who was one of seven people killed in a helicopter crash on the glacier in November 2015.

Police have advised her family in the U.K.


Issued by the Police Media Centre