(BBC) South Africa: 'Dead man' wakes up inside morgue

A 50-year-old South African man woke up inside a mortuary over the weekend and screamed to be let out – scaring away attendants who thought he was a ghost.

His family presumed he was dead when they could not wake him on Saturday night and contacted a private morgue in a rural village in the Eastern Cape.

He spent almost 24 hours inside the morgue, the region’s health department spokesman told the Sapa news agency.

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One comment on “(BBC) South Africa: 'Dead man' wakes up inside morgue

  1. Ralph says:

    Another news report says that he had a severe asthma attack. Perhaps this is a promising new treatment.

    Good thing he wasn’t cremated.