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New Zealand IDs 2 Bodies not Found After Volcano Eruption

Police said Tuesday that an Australian teenager and a New Zealand tour guide are the two people presumed dead but whose bodies have not been found after last week’s volcanic eruption on New Zealand’s White Island that killed 18 people.

New Zealand police said the bodies of Winona Langford, 17, of Sydney and New Zealander Hayden Marshall-Inman, 40, have yet to be accounted for.

Authorities believe both bodies are in the waters around White Island, but harsh conditions Tuesday forced an abandonment of the search for the second straight day.

Inclement weather struck the Bay of Plenty, where White Island is located, and read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com