‘Dead’ woman found alive in South Africa morgue fridge
A South African woman is recovering in hospital after being discovered alive in a mortuary fridge.
The woman was taken to Carletonville morgue, in Gauteng province, having been declared dead by paramedics following a road accident.
But when a morgue worker returned to check on the body in the fridge, he found the woman was breathing.
The woman is now being treated in a hospital east of Johannesburg after being referred by forensics officers. An investigation into the incident is being carried out, with the family demanding answers.