Buried alive but survived – People who have been there, done that!
Being buried alive is one fear that has struck every mind on earth at one point of time. While the fear of death is all-permeating, the fear of dying simply because of being buried alive is worse. There are many recorded incidents of death due to pre-mature burials or being buried alive. Read on to know about these people who were buried alive but managed to survive the ordeal. These stories inspire awe and fear at the same time.
1 Philomele Jonetre
This is one story that could make you believe in coming back from death.
Philomele Jonetre was a young lady from France who was afflicted with cholera and pronounced dead by the local clergyman. This occurred in the year 1867. After the burial rites were completed and the attendants went home, the gravediggers heard a light knocking sound from under her grave. After it was dug open, a physician confirmed that Philomele was indeed alive. However, she succumbed to the disease a day later.