Kenyan man comes back to life’ in the morgue, as workers were getting ready to embalm him,
A man in Kenya who was allegedly declared dead by doctors came back to life three hours later while workers
at a morgue were preparing to embalm him.
32-year-old Peter Kigen was presumed dead on Tuesday, November 24, after he collapsed at home and was
rushed to Kapkatet hospital in Kericho county, according to local media.
Peter Kigen, who suffers from a chronic illness, collapsed at his home in Kenya and was rushed to Kapkatet
hospital in Kericho County where he was pronounced dead on arrival on Tuesday.
The 32-year-old was transferred to the morgue where he suddenly woke up and wailed in pain as workers
made an incision on his right leg three hours later.
Mr Kigen’s younger brother told Standard newspaper that a nurse had told him the patient had died before
he had arrived at the hospital.
Denis Langat, Mr Kigen’s uncle, told local channel Citizen TV that hospital staff were said to have ‘casually
checked’ his nephew before declaring him dead.
He was immediately transferred to the hospital mortuary where he was prepared to be embalmed by morgue