‘Dead’ woman suddenly wakes up on way to her own funeral
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A 'dead' woman has horrified her family after suddenly waking up on way to funeral.
Chataporn Sriphonla, 49, had died in transit as she was being transported from a hospital to her home in the Udon Thani province, Thailand, on Thursday (29 June).
She was traveling to the Ban Dung district inside a van when paramedics believed she had stopped breathing and appeared to have passed away - or so they thought.
Chataporn's elderly mother, Mali, was understandbly left absolutely devastated and started the process of calling relatives to inform them of her death which they later put down to her battle with liver cancer.
The grieving family followed Buddhist tradition for a quick cremation and immediately started preparing for her upcoming funeral service.
They purchased a casket and co-ordinated with temple staff for the ceremonies.
The van carrying Chataporn's body was diverted from their home to the Wat Sri Phadung Pattana temple, where the corpse was going to be stored overnight.
However, the next series of events totally stunned the family when they found out the supposedly 'dead' woman suddenly gasped awake and opened her eyes in the vehicle.
Albeit understandably shocked by Chataporn's miraculous revival, her mother Mali once again did the rounds of calling the family.
Only this time - to inform them that their relative was actually alive.
Chataporn was then rushed to the Ban Dung Crown Prince Hospital, where she is currently under medical supervision, accompanied by her daughter.
Mali said: "My daughter was being treated for cancer at the hospital, but doctors told us she only had a slim chance of survival.
"I wanted her to spend her last moments with the family, so I arranged for her to be taken back to our home."
The mother went on to say she was 'heartbroken' to find out Chataporn had 'died on the way home'.
She continued: "Then relatives said they were confused by the incident, but believe Chataporn had held on as she wanted to see her children before she died."
Believe it or not - this is not the first time something like this has happened.
The senior had previously been declared dead by doctors, but shocked mourners when she began scratching at her casket during the wake.
Bella was then rushed to a hospital but sadly passed away just a week later.