Skip to comments.‘Dead’ Man Wakes Up in Funeral Home Body Bag Just as Workers Prepare to Embalm Him (ACA)
Posted on 02/28/2014 4:15:26 PM PST by nickcarraway
The last thing you expect to find within a body bag in a funeral home is a living person.
But thats exactly what happened at the Porter and Sons Funeral Home in Lexington, Mississippi, when Walter Williams woke up hours after being declared dead.
In fact, funeral workers were getting ready to embalm him when he began to move.
The coroner had checked his pulse at roughly 9pm on Wednesday, declaring him deceased, but at 2.30am embarrassed workers had to tell his nephew that his uncle was still alive.
I stood there and watched them put him in a body bag and zip it up, Williams nephew, Eddie Hester, told WAPT.
The coroner said the miracle may have been down to Williams pacemaker stopping and then starting up again.
I asked the coroner what happened, and the only thing he could say is that its a miracle, Holmes County Sheriff Willie March said.
Williams is now recuperating in hospital where he told his family that hes happy to be alive.
“Anam muck an dhoul! Did ye drink me doornail?”
Surely its a miracle and not malpractice. Doctors are not the gods they believe themselves to be.
Lexington Mississippi. Wow, I have family there!
Dead men wake up all the time only to find they are in Congress.
In many states local coroners are often untrained or poorly trained so simply checking a pulse and not looking for other signs of death could cause this to happen.
Pacemaker must’ve been running Windows 8...
“...simply checking a pulse and not looking for other signs of death...”
yes, that sounded a little cursory.
If you like your undertaker you can keep him.
“I feel happy. I feel happy.” *WHAP!*
I hate when that happens.
You wake up and you’re in a dark box and you hear the dirt being shoveled on you. And there is not enough room to move your arms good to even knock on the lid good. So you yell, trying not to panic, knowing that every expenditure is wasting precious oxygen.
And then when they do get you out, you realize you’re wearing a suit jacket, no pants, and makeup. It’s just embarrasing.
Now he has to die all over again.
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