His family thought he had died and called a private mortuary company rather than paramedics to collect the body.
The man then spent 21 hours in a refrigerated morgue, surrounded by corpses.
Upon awakening because of the freezing temperature he started to scream. The workers was so frightened that they both took off running and only came back when the entire team was available to inspect the morgue.
They discovered the confused, scared and cold man shivering in the morgue and immediately called an ambulance. After being placed under observation for six hours, doctors declared him stable and sent him home. As amusing as the story is the underlying issue is very serious.
The government has gone public with this case to warn people that only trained health officials should declare people dead.
A Russian women suffered the same faith but her story did not have a happy ending read it here.