David Maarten Vanderwinkel

 

 

Age: 25

 

Summary: Belgian-American international graduate student at American University's Brussels Center in Belgium who was among one of more than 20 American tourists reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was on a backpacking trip at a coastal resort in Thailand.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: October 31, 1979

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Phuket, Thailand