Thousands raised for family of Serbian woman, as Fortuna police investigate her death

FORTUNA, CA. – Fortuna police and the Humboldt County Coroner are investigating the death of a 24-year-old woman from Serbia, and now a fundraiser has been set up in support of her family.

Dragana Solaja was taken to Redwood Memorial Hospital last Wednesday in the early morning, after being found on the 900 block of Riverwalk Drive in Fortuna.

She died at the hospital, but her exact cause of death is not yet clear, pending toxicology results.

Now a GoFundMe page has been created for her family, well exceeding it’s $15,000 goal.

In less than one day, the fundraiser reached nearly $25,000, from over 180 contributors.

The donations are expected to be used in sending Solaja’s remains back to Serbia.

Anyone with more information on the case should contact the Fortuna Police Department at 707-725-7550.