Salisbury woman dies after martial arts fight

Salisbury woman dies after martial arts fight

Published by Faye Tryhorn at 11:45am 19th November 2019. (Updated at 11:46am 19th November 2019)

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26 year old Saeideh Aletaha suffered a brain injury during a match in Southampton.

Saeideh collapsed during a "Fast And Furious Fight Series" event at the Central Hall venue in Southampton on Saturday night (16th November).

She was taken to hospital in a critical condition but died the next day.

Tributes have been paid to Saeideh on Facebook from the team at Stonehenge CrossFit, where she was a member: 

Southampton's Lookborai gym also shared a post following the tragedy: 


Hampshire Police have confirmed that they are looking into what happened.

In a statement, they've said:

"We were called shortly before 1.00am on Sunday November 17th by colleagues at Southampton General Hospital informing us of a woman who was being treated in hospital for a life-threatening brain injury.

"The woman, aged 26, died in hospital later that day.

"Enquiries into exactly what happened are ongoing. Next of kin have been informed."

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