(News24) The KwaZulu-Natal health department has launched an inquiry after a man, thought to be dead, was found alive in the fridge of a state mortuary.
"The department can confirm that an internal inquiry is underway regarding this matter," department head Sifiso Mtshali said on Friday.
The DA in KwaZulu-Natal said the young man was the victim of a motorcycle accident in KwaMashu on Monday night.
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"The shocking incident took place while the DA was conducting an oversight visit at the Mahatma Gandhi hospital, adjacent to the morgue, on Tuesday."
The party said Emergency Medical Rescue Services declared the man dead at the scene. He was taken to the Phoenix mortuary and put in a fridge.