Sydney teenager Winona Langford and White Island/ Wakaari tour guide Hayden Marshall-Inman have been added to the official death toll.
The official death toll from the New Zealand volcano eruption has risen to 20, after two people missing presumed dead have been confirmed as deceased.
Sydney teenager Winona Langford and White Island/ Wakaari tour guide Hayden Marshall-Inman have been added to the death toll by New Zealand’s Chief Coroner.
In a funeral service held on Sydney’s north shore, Winona was remembered as a vibrant 17-year-old with a love for music and animals.
Her parents Anthony, 51, and Kristine, 46, were also killed in the eruption and her 19-year-old brother Jesse, was also on the island at the time and was taken to Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital to be treated for serious burns.
Mr Marshall-Inman, 40, was hailed as a hero following the disaster, putting the lives of the tourists on the island before his own.
Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/world/nz-volcano-eruption-death-toll-rises-to-20-white-island/dd0fa4d9-a1bf-4d37-8c36-d12c28289acf