Gladys Rodríguez Duarte showed vital signs at a funeral parlor in Paraguay
The 50-year-old woman arrived at San Fernando Clinic on Saturday due to an increase high blood pressure
About two hours later, a doctor confirmed Rodríguez Duarte’s death to her husband and daughter
Rodríguez Duarte, who suffers ovarian cancer, was transported to a local funeral home where the staff noticed she was alive as they were about to prepare he
A married mother miraculously came back to life as funeral parlor workers were set to prepare her body for a service hours after a doctor at a private clinic in east-central Paraguay had informed her family she had died.
Gladys Rodríguez Duarte, who is an ovarian cancer patient, was rushed to San Fernando Clinic in the city of Coronel Oviedo on Saturday morning after her high blood pressure increased.
According to a Paraguay National Police report, the 50-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital at 9:30am local time and was checked by Dr. Heriberto Vera.
Gladys Rodríguez Duarte (left) was pronounced dead by a doctor at a clinic in Paraguay two hours after she was admitted. The doctor would inform her husband Maximino Duarte Ferreira (center) and daughter Sandra Duarte that the 50-year-old woman’s dead was caused by her cervical cancer. But she awoke later at a local funeral home
A doctor at the San Fernando Clinic in Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay, declared a woman dead about two hours later after she was treated for high blood pressure Saturday morning. However, she was found breathing and moving inside a body bag by the workers of a local funeral home where she was about to be prepared for a service
Dr. Vera declared Rodríguez Duarte dead at 11:20am before relaying the tragic news to her husband Maximino Duarte Ferreira and daughter Sandra Duarte.
The physician confirmed her cause of death as cervical cancer.
Sandra Duarte slammed Dr. Vera’s judgement and said he just wrote her mother off instead of attempting to bring her back to life.
‘He assumed she was dead and handed her naked to me like an animal with her death certificate. He didn’t even revive her,’ Duarte said, according to Paraguayan television network TV Aire.
‘We trusted him, that’s why we went there. But they disconnected her and passed her off to the funeral home.’
The hospital subsequently handed over a body bag containing Rodríguez Duarte’s cadaver to the personnel of Duarte and Sons Funeral, who made the shocking discovery.
The owner told investigators that Rodríguez Duarte was moving inside the bag when they unloaded her at the funeral parlor.
Rodríguez Duarte immediately taken to one of Paraguay’s Social Welfare Institute medical facilities and placed under observation.