Man declared dead by three doctors wakes in morgue

Pathologists heard snoring coming from the body bag

A man who was declared dead by three doctors woke up in a hospital morgue hours before his autopsy was scheduled to start.


Spanish media reports say that the 29-year-old prisoner, Gonzalo Montoya Jiménez, was found unresponsive in his cell during a morning roll call and had been transferred to a hospital mortuary in a body bag.

Finding no vital signs, and documenting cyanosis and rigor mortis, three doctors — including a forensic doctor — declared him dead.

He was placed in cold storage with his body marked up in preparation for