Katrina Dawson


Age: 38

Summary: Australian barrister and daughter of current Royal Sydney Golf Club president and former R&A captain Alexander "Sandy" Dawson who was among one of two known fatalities reportedly shot and killed in a dramatic December 15 hostage-taking crisis when a lone gunman identified as Iranian-born self-styled Muslim cleric and refugee Man Haron Monis held ten customers and eight employees captive at the Lindt Chocolate Cafe located at the Martin Place pedestrian mall in Sydney's central business district during the chaotic 16-hour siege, in which the suspect was shot and killed in a police raid that also left three other hostages and a police officer injured in the ensuing firefight as police forces from the Tactical Operations Unit stormed the cafe after a gunshot was heard from inside, but the event was treated as a terrorist attack.

Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds

Born: September 9, 1976

Died: December 16, 2014

Sydney, Australia