Investigation After Woman Found Alive in South African Morgue

The Gauteng health department is investigating an incident in which a woman was found alive in a mortuary fridge in Carletonville, west of Johannesburg - hours after paramedics declared that she was dead. The woman had been certified dead at the scene of a vehicle accident.

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  • South Africa:   'Dead' Woman Found Alive in Morgue Fridge

    Deutsche Welle, 2 July 2018

    A woman found at the scene of a car crash in South Africa was declared dead by a crew of paramedics. Despite showing "no signs of life" at the time, mortuary technicians later made… Read more »

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