Luciano Butti

 

 

 

Age: 61

 

Summary: Italian-born prominent restaurateur and owner of the popular Italian restaurant Ciao Bella in Thailand's famed Phi Phi Islands coastal resort who was the author of a book entitled Tsunami: Sorry I Am Not A Writer but A Survivor about his experience on the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami that devastated the region after he had a narrow escape during the tsunami, which killed more than 800 people on Phi Phi Islands, more than 300 on Phuket, and about 5400 in Thailand

 

 

Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting

 

Born: 1949

 

Died: March 15, 2011

 

Location: Phuket, Thailand