‘Regrettable’ paramedics left cage fighter after knock out, says coroner


Steven Morris

Only two paramedics were on duty when Saeideh Aletaha suffered fatal head injuries, an inquest hears

A coroner has raised concerns that only two paramedics were on duty for a cage fight at which a mixed martial arts enthusiast suffered fatal head injuries.

The coroner, Christopher Wilkinson, said it was “regrettable” that Saeideh Aletaha, a 26-year-old engineer, was left alone after she was knocked out because the paramedics had to hurry back to ringside for other bouts.

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