Valeri Volnov

 

 

Age: 41

 

Summary: information technology systems administrator for the Christchurch, New Zealand-based regional television station Canterbury Television (CTV) who was the sole Russian national reported missing and feared dead following the devastating 6.3-magnitude earthquake in New Zealand that killed at least 166 people and seriously injured over 1,500+ others during a series of massive aftershocks occurring nearly six months after the September 2010 Canterbury earthquake, which caused major widespread damage across the central Canterbury region in New Zealand's second-most populous city and its eastern suburbs on the South Island becoming one of the nation's deadliest peacetime disasters in 80 years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake

 

Born: 1969

 

Died: February 22, 2011

 

Location: Christchurch, New Zealand