John Ekdahl

 

 

Age: 8

 

Summary: Swedish second-grade student at Svea Elementary School in Malmo, Sweden who was among one of more than 552 Swedish 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 vacation along with his family at a beachfront resort in Thailand.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: June 14, 1996

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Khao Lak, Thailand