DAYTON, OHIO (CNN/WHIO) -- It's just as bizarre as it sounds! A Dayton, Ohio man pronounced dead, then out of nowhere 45 minutes later, comes back to life!
Tony Yahle, 37, was pronounced dead after 45 minutes with no heartbeat, no pulse. But in what some are calling a medical miracle, something even his own doctors can't explain, Yahle was revived.
In the middle of the night on august 5, Yahle's wife Melissa noticed him breathing strangely. She checked his pulse and tried to wake him but no response. in a panic she called 911. He was rushed to the hospital and later that afternoon Yahle's heart went into a fatal arrhythmia.
Then his heart stopped for 45 minutes. Doctors and nurses went into overdrive trying to stimulate his heart, but nothing.
Presuming they were unsuccessful, his doctor pronounced him dead and told the family and allowed them to see his apparent lifeless body. Yahle's 17-year-old son Lawrence was in disbelief. He says, "I pointed at him and said dad you're not going to die today."
And he was right. Within moments his heartbeat came back and he suddenly showing signs of life. Lawrence says, "It went from hopeless to hope in an instant."
After five days in a coma, Yahle came to with no recollection of how he cheated death. The Ohio family said they witnessed nothing short of a miracle and today the husband and father of three said he's perfectly fine. He says, "I've really shared this experience with a lot of my colleagues, and none of them have ever really heard of this"