The Oakland County Medical Examiner released the body to a Detroit funeral home, where the woman was found to be breathing, officials said.
LATEST: Sources reveal who declared Southfield woman dead before she was found breathing at funeral home“I’m devastated that my daughter is going through what she’s going through,” she said.
“I told them, ‘Are you absolutely, 100% sure that she’s gone?’ They said, ‘Yes, ma’am, she’s gone.‘”But hours later, her phone rang again.
What do you mean she’s breathing?’ She said, ‘Ma’am, she’s in the hospital.‘”Southfield firefighters said there was no foul play at the house, so they contacted the Oakland County Medical Examiner’s office.
It was the doctor at the hospital who actually declared the woman dead, sources said.