Michael Murphy

 

 

Age: 23

 

Summary: graduate student at the Cork Institute of Technology who was among one of more than five Irish 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 at a beachfront resort in Thailand.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: August 10, 1981

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Khao Lak, Thailand