Top 5 Horrifying Stories Of People Buried Alive. The people in this list were all buried alive. Their stories are pretty horrifying and scary…
5. The 6-Year-Old Who Survived
In August 2014 a 6-year-old girl from India was buried alive by a married couple. They told the girl that her mother wanted them to accompany her to a fair a few villages over. It wasn’t until they reached an expansive sugar cane field that they proceeded to strangle the girl and bury her for an unknown reason. Luckily, some of the villagers working in the field saw them enter and became suspicious when they exited without the child. They went to the spot and found her unconscious and not breathing in a shallow grave just inside the field. They rushed her to the hospital were she gained consciousness.
4. Essie Dunbar
In 1915, a 30-year-old South Carolinian named Essie Dunbar suffered a fatal attack of epilepsy—or so everyone thought. After declaring her dead, doctors placed Dunbar’s body in a coffin and scheduled her funeral for the next day. Dunbar's sister didn't get their until the funeral was almost over; she arrived only to see the last clods of dirt thrown atop the grave. This didn’t sit well with Dunbar’s sister, who wanted to see Essie one last time. She ordered that the body be removed. When the coffin lid was opened, Essie sat up and smiled. She lived for another 47 years…
3. Angelo Hays
In 1937, Hays wrecked his motorcycle, with the impact throwing the young man from his machine headfirst into a brick wall. After locating no pulse, the doctors declared Hays dead, and three days later, he was buried. But because of an investigation ordered by a local insurance company, his body was exhumed two days after the funeral. Much to those at the forensic institute’s surprise, Hays was still warm. He had been in a deep coma and his body’s diminished need for oxygen had kept him alive. After numerous surgeries and some rehabilitation, Hays recovered completely.
2. Brighton Dama Zanthe
In May 2013, Brighton Dama Zanthe, 34, 'died' after a long illness at his home in Zimbabwe. The deceased’s boss heard him knocking, when paying his last respects at the funeral – giving mourners the fright of their lives. Mr Zanthe was taken to hospital at Gweru where he was put on life support for two days. He woke up and is living happily ever after…
1. Mina El Houari
A 25-year-old French woman named Mina El Houari had been chatting with a suitor online for months before deciding to make a trip to Morocco to meet him for a real first date. Mina met the man and they shared a lovely evening until she collapsed onto the floor mid-date. Instead of calling the police or an ambulance, her date made the hasty decision to bury her in a shallow grave in his garden. The problem was, Mina wasn’t actually dead. She was an undiagnosed diabetic and was in a diabetic coma while he buried her alive. Mina wasn't as lucky as the other people in this list and sadly she died.