Melina Heppell



Age: 6 months


Summary: infant daughter of Phuket-based The Spa and FPD SPORTathlon Co. Ltd. leisure consultancy firm's regional manager Peter Heppell who was among one of more than 50 Australian 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 she was on vacation along with her parents at a beachfront resort in Thailand.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: June 2004


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Phuket, Thailand