WWE fans sadness over Sara Lees heartbreaking final post about infection

Tributes from WWE fans and the wrestling community have poured in for the late Sara Lee, who died yesterday at the age of 30.

The Tough Enough winner and professional wrestler spent a year with the company before leaving for the independent circuit, where she performed until her death this year.

Lee, 30, had shared her final post to Instagram just two days before her death, where she detailed overcoming an "infection" that had "kicked my butt".

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Fans have since used the comments section of her post to pay tribute to the former NXT star, with thousands of tributes left to honour the mother-of-three's memory.

One user wrote: "You just posted about recovering from a sinus infection 2 days ago and now you're gone… this is so sad."

Another wrote: "I'm just so sorry… sending love and light to your family. You'll be so missed Sara. Rest in peace."

A third added: "Those beautiful little babies. My heart breaks for your entire family. RIP."

Daily Star broke the news of Lee's passing yesterday, with members of the wrestling community paying their respects to the 30-year-old wrestler, who had recently recovered from a "sinus infection".

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Writing on her Instagram, Lee's last post said: "Celebrating finally being healthy enough to go to the gym 2 days in a row. First ever sinus infection kicked my butt."

Thousands of comments were left, with prayer emojis and hearts sent through to Lee's final post on Instagram.

WWE released a statement to its Twitter account, writing: "WWE is saddened to learn of the passing of Sara Lee.

"As a former 'Tough Enough' winner, Lee served as an inspiration to many in the sports-entertainment world. WWE offers its heartfelt condolences to her family, friends and fans."

Others within the community, including Kevin Owens and Brandi Rhodes, paid their respects to Lee also.

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