92-year-old dead woman wakes up and screams in fridge of funeral homeBy Mason White 11:54 AM July 29, 2015
By: Chan Yuan
A doctor was arrested on a charge of negligent bodily harm after allegedly declaring an elderly woman dead despite being alive, police in Germany said.
Essen police said that they have arrested the 53-year-old unidentified doctor, after the 92-year-old woman woke up in the fridge of a funeral home.
According to the police investigation, the doctor pronounced the woman dead after a caretaker found her to be pulseless and not breathing at a retirement home.
Later that evening, an employee of the funeral home heard a scream from the fridge and found the woman alive. The woman was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she died two days later.
The woman had suffered from heart disease.