Walter Leitner



Age: 65


Summary: Austrian retired chemist 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 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: May 1, 1939


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Phato, Thailand