Timo Eckstein

 

 

Age: 47

 

Summary: Finnish high-ranking Border Guard deputy officer who had been appointed as the District Commander for the Gulf of Finland Coast Guard fleet in the late 1990's and became one of two key experts in Finland's preparations for accession to the European Union during his veteran Navy career.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: December 5, 1957

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Khao Lak, Thailand