Minoka de Alwis
Summary: wife of prominent Sri Lankan national basketball team captain Chaminda de Alwis who along with her 2-month-old daughter Dinithi were among one of more than thousands of people 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 with her family at their private oceanfront bungalow in Sri Lanka.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Galle, Sri Lanka