Katrin Thamm

 

 

Age: 36

 

Summary: German journalist and tabloid reporter for the Sunday edition of the tabloid newspaper Bild known for her fearless in-depth travel reports in a handful of dangerous zones like Sierra Leone and Palestine who had recently covered the devastating December 26, 2003 earthquake in the Iranian city of Bam that killed over 30,000 people late last year and described the aftermath as "the victims lie on the floor in long rows, next to each other, on top of each other."

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: 1968

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka