“Dead” Man “Resurrects” In Kericho

Entrance to Kapkatet Hospital in Kericho County. Photo Courtesy

Shock As Man “Resurrects” In Kericho

Drama unfolded at Kapkatet Hospital in Kericho County with medics forced to scamper for safety after a man who had earlier been declared dead woke up screaming in the morgue.

earlier, a report indicated that the man identified as Peter Kiplangat Kigen had been rushed to the hospital by his family collapsing at his home on Tuesday morning, November 24.

His younger brother, Kevin Kipkurui, said he was present when Kigen collapsed. With the help of their cousin, they took Kigen to the hospital at 5.30 pm

Entrance to Kapkatet Hospital in Kericho County. Photo Courtesy

Upon arrival at the facility, a medic is said to have pronounced him dead upon arrival.

After the pronouncement, Kigen was later transferred to the mortuary wing of the same hospital and assigned an attendant.

Mortuary attendants were getting ready to embalm Peter Kigen’s body when they noticed some movements.

Kigen, a resident of Kibwastuiyo village in Bureti Constituency Kigen, who spoke from his hospital bed yesterday, said he was shocked to learn that he was thought to have died and even taken to the mortuary.

“I cannot believe what just happened. How did they establish that I was dead?” he said.




Felicity Gitonga
Felicity Gitonga is the founder of Africa Business News. abn, freelance writer, journalist, and author with a passion for telling stories.

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