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Funeral home: 'Dead' man kicks to escape body bag

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LEXINGTON, Mississippi (Reuters) - A funeral director and coroner in Mississippi got the shock of their lives this week when a man put in a body bag because he was believed to be dead kicked to get out just before they began the embalming process.

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"He was not dead, long story short," funeral director Byron Porter told local TV station WAPT.

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