According to WDIV, the woman was officially pronounced dead by a doctor at a nearby hospital, who apparently did not physically examine the woman, but based his decision solely upon the word of the paramedics and what they described. The fire department then contacted the Oakland County Medical Examiner, who released her body to a local funeral home. When the body arrived, funeral home employees noted that the woman was still breathing and contacted EMS, who transported her to a nearby hospital.
The woman's condition and prognosis were not immediately released. However, WDIV spoke with the woman's mother, who stated that she was not sure whether her daughter would survive.
"I'm devastated that my daughter is going through what she's going through. My family, her twin brother, her older brother — it's just, I don't even have words. I haven't slept all night. I just don't know what to do. My heart is so heavy," the woman said.
According to the woman, she was unaware that her daughter was still alive until she received a call from the funeral home.
"They said, 'Ma'am, your daughter is on her way to Sinai Grace Hospital. She is breathing. She is alive.'"
This is a developing story and will be updated.