‘They didn’t try to revive me’: Man who was mistakenly pronounced dead speaks out

‘They didn’t try to revive me’: Man who was mistakenly pronounced dead speaks out

A Milwaukee man was declared dead Tuesday, and his family was notified, but as he was about to be transported to the morgue, he started to move.

First responders are still trying to figure out what happened.

Police were called to his high-rise apartment at 11th and Wells streets Tuesday.

The 46-year-old man’s girlfriend was worried because she couldn’t reach him, and he has an ongoing serious medical condition.

An officer got in his apartment, found him collapsed at the foot of the bed and called for paramedics.

According to the medical examiner’s investigation report obtained by 12 News, a fire crew from Engine 1 arrived on scene just after noon.

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