Islamic law calls for bodies to be cleansed and buried as soon as possible after death, usually within 24 hours.
His manifesto was a welter of often politically contradictory views, touching on numerous most combustible issues of the day, among them the Second Amendment right to own guns, Muslim immigration, terrorist attacks and the wealthiest 1 per cent.
She confirmed that 30 people were killed at the Deans Avenue mosque, and 10 died at the Linwood Avenue mosque, three of which were outside the mosque itself.
"With this attack, hostility towards Muslims that the world has been has been idly watching and even encouraging for some time, has gone beyond the boundaries of individual harassment to reach the level of mass killing", said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
"This reaffirms what we have always maintained: that terrorism does not have a religion. So we are doing that as quickly and as sensitively as possible". Police do not believe there are any other suspects but said it was still an open investigation.
- A male in his late 20s has been charged with murder and is due to appear at a Christchurch court on Saturday morning.
Four people have been arrested in relation to the attack - three men and one woman - one of whom is Australian born.
"London stands with the people of Christchurch in the face of this horrific terror attack", he said. "49 innocent people have so senselessly died, with so many more seriously injured", Trump wrote on Twitter after the attacks in Christchurch. The remaining victim succumbed in hospital.
The police commissioner warned anybody who was thinking of going to a mosque anywhere in New Zealand on Friday to stay put.
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"We are not just allies, we are not just partners, we are family", he said. "We are all here to help them in washing the body, putting them in the grave". God be with our Muslim friends and the whole community and may they face this bad evil together. Where they were parts of communities that they loved and who loved them in return.
Still, it was hard, he said, because the grieving process wouldn't really begin until he could bury his cousin.
Prime Minister Theresa May in a tweet said: "deepest condolences to the people of New Zealand after the horrifying terrorist attack in Christchurch". As a light rain fell, people clutched each other and wept quietly.
"You may have chosen us - we utterly reject and condemn you". We made a heart for you.
Most, if not all of them, were gunned down by an immigrant-hating white supremacist who apparently used a helmet-mounted camera to broadcast live video of the slaughter on Facebook.
Fotik Miah, committee secretary at Ipswich Mosque in Bond Street, said the Imam - the worship leader at the mosque - would say a prayer for the victims when members gather today. But the social media giant said that it had removed the video from its platform.
The deadliest attack occurred at the Masjid Al Noor mosque in central Christchurch at about 1:45 p.m. They are us. The person who perpetrated this violence against us is not.
At one point he returns to the auto to change guns and goes back to the mosque.