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Dead man wakes up an hour after being declared dead while being taken to morgue

By Mason White 2:15 PM May 25, 2015
Thomas Sancomb 

By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A family was shocked to learn that their dead loved one woke up and hour after being declared dead, police in Wisconsin said.

Milwaukee Police said that they were called to an apartment by a woman who was worried about the welfare of her boyfriend.

The girlfriend called police on Tuesday, as she was worried about his serious medical condition. Officers who arrived at the scene, found 46-year-old Thomas Sancomb at the foot of a bed.

Paramedics who arrived at the scene, did not try to revive him as he was cold to the touch and stiff. He was pronounced dead at 2:10 p.m. at in the apartment.

As the coroner he was transferring the body to the morgue, the man started breathing and shaking his arm. Paramedics were called to the scene, and they found that he still had a heart beat.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he remains in intensive care. There were no signs of drug or alcohol abuse.