EMBALMED

  • Dead US man begins breathing in embalming room March 4, 2014

    Dead man walking! In a "miracle", a 78-year-old man in the US who was declared dead at his home woke up in a body bag just before being embalmed. Walter Williams, from Holmes County, Mississippi, was declared dead and Coroner Dexter Howard was called over at his home. Howard received the...
  • Hugo Chavez's body to be embalmed for public view March 8, 2013

    Caracas: Venezuela's Hugo Chavez will be embalmed and put on display "for eternity" at a military museum after a state funeral and an extended period of lying in state, acting President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday. Huge crowds are still waiting to pay their respects to Chavez after his death...
  • Russia wants to bury Lenin? January 23, 2011

    Moscow: The ruling United Russia party has launched a website announcing an online poll on the burial of Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin. The poll of the goodbyelenin.ru website launched Saturday has only one question: "Do you back the idea of burying the body of Vladimir Lenin?" The question requires a...