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Walter Williams in the hospital.
Walter Williams in the hospital in early March. Courtesy of Eddie Hester

Guy Everyone Thought Was Dead Now Dead

Mar 13, 2014

The 78-year-old man who woke up in a body bag at a funeral home has now died, the Associated Press reports.

Walter Williams was accidentally pronounced dead two weeks ago. A Mississippi funeral home was preparing to embalm him when he began to move. He had been hospitalized in February because of congestive heart failure. A coroner pronounced Williams dead when he and several nurses could not find a pulse. Williams' family now believes his pacemaker may have stopped working for a period of time.

Williams died around 1 a.m. on Thursday.

[AP]

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