Police release three more names
Police release more names
7 March, 2011 -
Police are able to release a further three names of
deceased from the Christchurch earthquake. They are:
Irene Dickson, 82, of Christchurch
Joanna Clare Didham,
35, of Christchurch
Yoshiko Hirauchi, 61 of
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