Officials: 6 more bodies recovered from New Zealand island
Authorities have released the names of more victims identified in New Zealand’s White Island volcano eruption that left at least 16 people dead.
Police named four more victims on Sunday including Tipene James Te Rangi Ataahua Maangi, a 24-year-old from New Zealand. Officials also revealed three Australians — 15-year-old Zoe Ella Hosking, 53-year-old Gavin Brian Dallow and 51-year-old Anthony James Langford — had perished in the disaster.
The search for the bodies of those who remain missing and presumed dead is continuing, according to a police statement.
Earlier on Saturday, 21-year-old Australian Krystal Eve Browitt was the first person to be identified by officials. The young woman was on the island with her sister Stephanie and father Paul, while her mother Marie stayed on board the cruise ship they were holidaying on, according to a