On May 2, 1962, Clairvius Narcisse was declared dead by two physicians at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Deschapelles, Haiti. Narcisse's body was identified by his sister, Angelina, and buried the next day in a small cemetery near their village.
18 years later, a shuffling, empty-eyed man claiming to be Narcisse turned up in the village marketplace, where he was recognized by family and friends. Narcisse told them he was left in his coffin for two weeks, then dug up and put to work as a slave on a plantation with other zombies. Read more here.