Nomveliso Nomasonto Mdoyi, 33 was found with a stillborn infant between her legs by funeral parlor staff 10 days after she lost her life. This discovery was made as Mdoyi’s body was being transferred to a coffin.
Lindokuhle Funeral owner Fundile Makalana said “when we took the body from the mortuary tray to her coffin we discovered that there was a newly born baby between her legs “
This incident happened in a rural South African community where the dead woman gave birth to a lifeless child on the eve of the funeral.
The community member suspected witchcrafts however doctors insist that it is possible the child was born naturally to Mdoyi who was nine months pregnant at the time of her death.
Nonetheless Mdoyi’s mother reeled with shock said “First, I was devastated by the untimely death of my daughter and now I got the shock of my life to learn that she has given birth while she had been dead for 10 days”.