Marcel Poelchau


Age: 10

German schoolboy and son of Bayerischer Rundfunk editorial director and radio journalist Susanne Poelchau who was among one of the 21 known fatalities reportedly killed in the deadly April 24, 2006 Dahab bombings that also left at least more than 60 other people injured in the blasts including his mother and her boyfriend when a series of three time bombs exploded inside a busy restaurant and market in tourist areas in the popular Red City resort city of Dahab, Egypt on the Sinai Peninsula during the holiday season, in which Egyptian security officials have attributed the attacks to an Islamic terror organization called Al-Tawhid wal Jihad after nearly 100 people have been killed in recent militant attacks at several tourist resorts in the Sinai Peninsula in the past two years, including the October 2004 Sinai bombings and the July 2005 Sharm el-Sheikh bombings.

Cause of Death: Killed in a terrorist bomb attack

Born: April 2, 1996

Died: April 24, 2006

Dahab, Egypt