'Dead woman' wakes up in coffin
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'Dead woman' wakes up in coffin

São Paulo : Brazil | Dec 27, 2010 at 2:06 AM PST
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'Dead woman' wakes up in coffin

An 88-year-old Brazilian woman who was nearly buried alive was rushed back to the hospital's intensive care ward when body movements in her coffin at a local funeral parlour were seen.She returned alive to the hospital still in her coffin.One of da Conceicao’s grandchildren Noeme Silva Amancio told Brazil’s G1website that she saw her grandmother looking very much alive when she arrived back at the hospital in the hearse.

"She was breathing and moving about on one side of the coffin more than when she had been initially hospitalised," she said.

The patient now has actually died for the second timein the same intensive care unit of the same local hospital which signed the Brazilian's obituary before.Brazilian police investigating the case to determine whether a medical error at the hospital led to Mrs. Conceicao's death.



Regarding the first death the city’s mayor said police would investigate why da Conceicao had been pronounced dead and had her death certificate signed.She had a medical history of hypertension, vascular disease and dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease.

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JasonBornee is based in West Richland, Washington, United States of America, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
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