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Salient. Victoria University Student Newspaper. [Volume 39, Issue 8. April 1976]

Three Found Dead Identified

Three Found Dead Identified

Christchurch, April 5 (PA). — The Christchurch police have released the names of the three people who were found dead in a house in Somerfield Street, Somerfield on Sunday.

They were: Mr Edward Frances Lewis, 45, his wife, Virginia Anne Lewis, 28, and their son, Anthony Glenn Lewis, aged seven.

The bodies of the three, which were found by the police about 7pm on Sunday, were formally identified this morning.

The man and his wife had [unclear: Deen] [unclear: suve], [unclear: aru] [unclear: be] boy had extensive head injuries.

A post-mortem examination of the bodies was mode today, said Detective Inspector N J Stokes, of the Christchurch CIB.

He said the results of the postmortem examinations would not be released until the Lower Court hearing of a charge of murder against a 17-year-old high school student.

From Hawkes Bay Herald Tribune October 12, 1974.