Man Who Was Declared Dead Wakes Up In Body Bag

LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — Workers at a Mississippi funeral home say they

found a man alive and kicking when they opened a body bag.

Holmes County Coroner Dexter Howard calls it a miracle that

78-year-old Walter Williams is alive.

The coroner was called to Williams' home in Lexington, a community

north of Jackson, where family members believed he had died.

Howard says Williams had no pulse and

was pronounced dead Wednesday at 9


Early Thursday, workers at Porter and Sons Funeral Home were preparing

to embalm Williams when he started to kick in the body bag.

Family members were called and

Williams was taken to a hospital.

Howard says he believes Williams'

pacemaker stopped working, then started


Family members say Williams, a farmer,

told them he's happy to be alive.

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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