BY PHILIP CAULFIELD
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER:
An 88-year-old woman in Brazil who had been pronounced dead last week narrowly escaped being buried alive when she woke up inside her coffin two days later.
Maria das Dores da Conceicao was pronounced dead on Wednesday at a city hospital in Ipatinga, Minas Gerais, a state in eastern Brazil, and was brought to a mortuary to be prepared for burial.
But she was rushed back to the intensive care unit of the same hospital – coffin and all – on Friday after workers at the mortuary noticed her breathing and ... Read more>>