Police name Christchurch house fire victim

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Section
Christchurch,
Publish Date
Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 2:46PM
The sole occupant of the house in Breens Rd, Christchurch died in the fire. Image / Google
The sole occupant of the house in Breens Rd, Christchurch died in the fire. Image / Google

Police have named the man who died in a Christchurch house fire on the weekend.

He was 69-year-old Robert White of Bishopdale.

Emergency services were called to the property on Breens Rd around 10.40pm - the man was found in a critical condition inside.

He was transported to hospital, however, the man died from the injuries he sustained, police reported.

The fire's cause is still under investigation - but it's not believed to be suspicious.

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