Quote Originally Posted by southernbelle View Post
How does this happen? Do they not confirm that the person is in fact deceased before beginning an autopsy or, God forbid, burying them!?!
I think some people are in such a comatose state that their vital signs are practically non existent. But you would think that with all the advances in medicine they would notice if they were alive.

Quote Originally Posted by alcohol the honey View Post
He was probably alive but his life signals weren't picked up by the machines.
I think this is possible too. I couldnt help but notice this happened in a 'poorer' country so maybe they just figured he is dead, no reason to make sure.