LISTEN LIVE TO NEWSTALK ZB

Newstalk ZB

ON AIR NOW

Keep up with
Newstalk ZB

Follow Us

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube

Select region

Site Search

Search Search

Police name man killed in house fire

Share |

Upper North Island News | Sunday January 27 2013 19:42

Police name man killed in house fire

Gisborne police have released the name of the man who died in a house fire north of the city early on Friday morning.

Ronald Russell Allison, of Puha, was 88 and lived alone in the house.

Gisborne CIB Detective Sergeant Steve Smith says a post mortem examination of Mr Allison's body has been carried out, but the results won't be available for some time.

Investigators have yet to determine the cause of the fatal fire.

Photo: NZ Herald

Advertisement
I Heart App
Advertisement
  • Triathlon: Kiwis with point to prove in Edmonton

  • Basketball: Tall Blacks open World Cup v Turkey

  • Kerry calls for coalition against IS

  • At least two miners rescued in Nicaragua

  • Hundreds turn out for anti-government protests

  • Equestrian: Brutal cross-country course awaits

  • Auckland Weather

    11°
    Today
    Rain
    H:14° L:11°
    Click for More Weather
    More Weather

    TVNZ Leaders Debate

    Who won the debate?

    Vote Now

    View Results