22 May 2012

Bodies confirmed as mother and daughter

8:01 pm on 22 May 2012

Bodies found in car crashed on the Port Hills on Monday are those of a Christchurch mother and daughter, police have confirmed.

Marilyn Zidich, 62, and Selina Madden, aged 35, were reported missing by a family member on Thursday.

Their deaths have been referred to the Coroner who will determine the cause of death.

The family of the two women have released a statement thanking police and the public for their assistance in the search.