Summary: Austrian locksmith and girlfriend of Vienna-based Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management's Department of International Environmental Affairs general director and food chemist Manfred Schneider who was among one of more than 585 Austrian tourists reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while she was apparently sleeping inside her rented bungalow during a month-long Christmas vacation accompanied by her boyfriend at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: July 7, 1968
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand