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Man wakes up in morgue, scares workers


Posted on Monday, 25 July, 2011 | Comment icon 17 comments | News tip by: susieice


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A man believed to be dead woke up in a morgue and scared off attendants who thought he was a ghost.

The 50-year-old started screaming to be let out after waking up inside the morgue, his shouts frightened two attendants so badly that they fled the building, believing the place to be haunted. "His family thought he had died," said a spokesman when asked how this could have happened.

"A 50-year-old South African man thought to be dead woke up in a chilly morgue on Sunday and shouted to be let out, scaring off two attendants who thought he was a ghost, local media reported."

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Comment icon #8 Posted by 27vet on 25 July, 2011, 16:10
Atleast nobody started to panic and mistaken the "deceased" for a zombie. THAT could have been catastrophic. Indeed, if it had happened in Bristol....
Comment icon #9 Posted by 27vet on 25 July, 2011, 16:21
Of course, they could have made like Monty ....
Comment icon #10 Posted by Beckys_Mom on 25 July, 2011, 18:48
Of course, they could have made like Monty .... Ohh darn it.. what movie is that from again?? I think it could have the knights that say NEE in it ?
Comment icon #11 Posted by Robert1 on 25 July, 2011, 18:57
Wow! If my relatives tried to do that to me without verification of my death, I would make sure at least one of them would take my place. And it would be verified if you know what I mean.
Comment icon #12 Posted by 27vet on 25 July, 2011, 19:27
Ohh darn it.. what movie is that from again?? I think it could have the knights that say NEE in it ? I think it's the Holy Grail.
Comment icon #13 Posted by Beckys_Mom on 25 July, 2011, 19:45
I think it's the Holy Grail. Yes that's it... thanks..
Comment icon #14 Posted by xXHellkittiesXx on 26 July, 2011, 0:35
Thought dead? In this day and age?! I'd sue.
Comment icon #15 Posted by susieice on 26 July, 2011, 0:47
24 hours in cold storage. He's lucky he survived. Bet those morgue workers haven't been back to work too. I love Monty Python and the Holy Grail!
Comment icon #16 Posted by Dataslayer on 26 July, 2011, 7:53
Lmao. That's pretty funny. But I feel bad for him.
Comment icon #17 Posted by Taut on 28 July, 2011, 4:43
Wonder if anyone asked him about his NDE? "I'm not quite dead" MP& HG


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