Police have named the person who died in a shed fire in Christchurch on Thursday as 51-year-old Savita Devi Naidu.

Police have completed their examination of the scene on Tankerville Rd, Hoon Hay, and said there are no suspicious circumstances and they are not seeking anyone else in connection with the death.

The matter has been referred to the Coroner.

A post-mortem examination was carried out on the body yesterday.