Yap Chai Lim

 

 

Age: 38

 

Summary: Malaysian freelance photographer who was among one of more than 23 Malaysian 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 along with his Thai wife Joy at a beachfront resort in Thailand.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: 1966

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Phuket, Thailand