In China, the 43-year-old man suffering from a mental disorder, returned home two months after the disappearance. Relatives believed him dead, because the doctors informed the family that he died in the hospital from infectious diseases, reports The Daily Mail.
The man disappeared in March 2020, his relatives went to the police. In April they were told that a wanted man who allegedly is in the hospital in another city. The family came to the hospital, where they said that men diagnosed with serious infectious disease. Doctors did not allow the relatives to approach the patient due to the risk of infection. Uncle of the patient did not recognize him because of the oxygen mask. Soon the man died. His body was cremated because of measures to combat coronavirus.
The family has spent 140 million yuan on a lavish funeral turned out to be a stranger. In June they received a call from another province of China and said that he had found a homeless guy who is probably a member of their family. Soon, the family was reunited.
The Chinese demanded that the hospital where their relative was given another person payment. The doctors explained that he had mixed up the men, because they were very similar, and in addition, patients of the hospital were documents in the name of the missing Chinese.