Posted by David Pescovitz, September 17, 2007 12:49 PM
Carlos Amejo, 33, of Caracas, Venezuela, was reportedly declared dead after a car wreck but woke up during an autopsy. (A Reuters report, summarizing an article from the Spanish-language El Universal, doesn’t state why an autopsy had been ordered.) Amejo allegedly became alert when examiners started to stitch up an incision on his face. From Reuters:
“I woke up because the pain was unbearable,” Camejo said…
His grieving wife turned up at the morgue to identify her husband’s body only to find him moved into a corridor — and alive.