In the Chinese city of Chongqing came home alive two months after a private cremation and funeral. About it writes edition the Daily Mail.

In March, the relatives of the 43-year-old man surnamed Jiao, who suffered from mental illness, informed the police about his disappearance. In early April, they learned that the missing was found in a hospital in Wenzhou city, Zhejiang province.

The next day, the family Jiao arrived in Wenzhou. The doctors said that the patient is in intensive care and unlikely to survive as suffering from tuberculosis. Uncle Jiao tried to identify it but couldn’t as the man’s face hid an oxygen mask.

The family decided to carry a dying home and has spent 12 million yuan (122,6 thousand) on transportation. During the return to Chongqing, the man died. Relatives did not see the body as it immediately cremated according to the rules, introduced to combat the pandemic of novel coronavirus infection. The family has spent 140 million yuan (1.4 million rubles) for a lavish funeral.

In late may, uncle Jiao again called the police. The officer from Shangrao city, Jiangxi province, announced that the city found the homeless man, who calls himself Jiao. 5 Jul a man with the help of the police he returned home and finally reunited with his family. Due to problems with mental health Jiao could not explain how he got in Shangrao.

The name of the deceased, which he took for Jiao, remains unknown. Confusion has arisen due to the fact that admission to the hospital in Wenzhou had found documents Jiao. In addition, it was similar to the photo in the passport, and he, like Jiao, was diagnosed with tuberculosis.

“We took photos and sent the photos to the police. To identify and make contact with the family was their responsibility,” — said the representative of the hospital, Liu Xiao (Xiao Liu).

At the hospital, recalled that the family had the opportunity to identify the patient.

“If the relatives are unable to recognize him, how were we supposed to do?” — said the nurse Zhu Jing (Zhu Jing).

The family demanded that the hospital compensate for the fact that officers had mixed up the patient with another resident of Chongqing.

Earlier it was reported that the inhabitant of the American city of Los Banos, California, found that she has a 29-year-old son, about whom she knows nothing. At age 17 she gave birth to a daughter, but her mother convinced her that the baby died 15 minutes after birth.