2 Mar 2011

Death toll rises in Christchurch earthquake

12:12 pm on 2 March 2011

The death toll from last week's earthquake in Christchurch has risen to 159, after four more bodies were found over night.

The police have named three more quake victims.

They are 15 year old Jayden Andrews-Howland, from Aranui, 67 year old Paul Clarence Dunlop, from Rolleston in the Selwyn District, and 43 year old Andrew Stephen Cochrane, from Bromley.