This Man Was Pronounced Dead Wednesday Evening…Hours Later He Woke Up Trapped In A Body Bag

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, Mississippi where family member believed he had died.

Howard says Williams had no pulse and was pronounced dead on Wednesday, February 26th around 9 p.m.

Early Thursday, workers at Porter and Sons Funeral Home were preparing to embalm Williams when he started to kick from inside the body bag.

Family members were called and Williams was immediately taken to the hospital.  The coroner says he believes Williams’ pacemaker stopped working, and then started again.

Williams’ family members say he is just happy to be alive!

Back to life: a shot of Walter Williams after waking up inside a body bag…



The body bag which Williams woke up in…



Williams was laying on this gurney, inside the bag, struggling to find his way out…



The funeral home where workers were preparing to embalm Williams…

While the coroner is describing the event as a “miracle,” it sounds like more of a nightmare to us.