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Brazilian Man Claws His Way Out Of Grave After Being Buried Alive

Your daily dose of nightmares via Sky News:

A man who was found buried alive in a Brazilian cemetery has been freed after a passer-by reportedly saw the earth moving and heard calls for help. Brazil’s Record TV said the discovery was made by a woman visiting a relative’s grave in the Ferraz de Vasconcelos area of Sao Paulo.

Video footage shows emergency services scraping dirt from the man’s body, who was was still buried up to the chest, before hauling him out of the grave.

Record TV said he has suffered from psychiatric problems, according to his nephew. How the man ended up buried is unclear, but one theory is that he may have been attacked and dumped in the grave.

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Woman Revives at Own Funeral; Dies from Massive Heart Attack

buried_aliveFrom the nightmare files…

Via NY Daily News:

A Russian woman died from a heart attack brought on by the shock of waking up at her own funeral.

Fagilyu Mukhametzyanov, 49, was mistakenly declared deceased by doctors, the Daily Mail reported Friday.

But she later woke up – in a coffin surrounded by sobbing relatives. She started screaming after realizing she was about to be buried alive.

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