Misawa senior airman dies of boxing injuries
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: June 1, 2013
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – A senior airman at Misawa Air Base in northern Japan died Thursday as the result of injuries from a boxing match on May 24.
Geanny Bada died at Hachinohe City Hospital, where he had been transferred after initial treatment at the base’s 35th Medical Treatment Facility, said a statement released by the base.
Bada, from the 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, had “sustained apparent head trauma” during the “organized, on-base boxing event,” the statement said.
The incident is under investigation.