Summary: German backpacker and under-deacon of the New Apostolic Church community of Hamburg Wandsbek in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein who was among one of more than 530 German 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 holiday along with his fiancée at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: June 18, 1978
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand