25 Jul '11, 5am

S.African 'corpse' wakes up, scares off morgue staff: CAPE TOWN, South Africa: A 'dead' South African man scared...

S.African 'corpse' wakes up, scares off morgue staff: CAPE TOWN, South Africa: A 'dead' South African man scared...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa: A 'dead' South African man scared off two morgue attendants when he suddenly came back to life. The 50-year-old man who was thought to be dead, woke up in a chilly morgue on Sunday and shouted to be let out, scaring off workers who thought he was a ghost, local media reported. "His family thought he had died" health spokesman Sizwe Kupelo told the Sapa news agency. "The family called a private undertaker who took what they thought was a dead body to the morgue, but the man woke up inside the morgue on Sunday at 5:00 pm and screamed, demanding to be taken out of the cold place." The two mortuary attendants on duty fled the building in the small town of Libode in the rural Eastern Cape, but did call for the help in facing the 'ghost'. After returning to find the so-called dead man to be very much alive, an ambulance was sent to attend to the man who ...

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