Seven more names released following Christchurch earthquake
Seven more names released following Christchurch
Police have today confirmed the identities of a
further seven people who died in the Christchurch
Dr Tamara CVETANOVA, 42 (female),
of Serbia, resident in Christchurch
Elizabeth Jane GRANT
(known as Jane), 51 (female), of Belfast,
Wen HE, 25, (female), of China
26 (female), of China
Hsin Hung LEE, 32 (female), of
Teresa MCLEAN (nee ELMS), 40 (female), a NZ
Citizen from Great Britain, resident in Kaiapoi
ZHONG, 31 (female), of China
This brings the total
number of names released to 155.
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