John Tobias Karlander



Age: 14


Summary: Swedish up-and-coming competitive wrestler with the Varnamo Wrestling Club youth championship league in 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: February 7, 1990


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Phuket, Thailand