EnglishAlarabiya: Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has died in court, state television reported on Monday.
It said Morsi had fainted after a court session and died afterward.
According to an Al Arabiya correspondent, Morsi spoke for 20 minutes during the trial session and was agitated. He fainted in court and died while being rushed to the hospital.
The public prosecutor said he had collapsed in a defendants’ cage in the courtroom shortly after speaking, and had been pronounced dead in hospital at 4:50 p.m. (1450 GMT).
A medical team examined the body of Mohamed Morsi and his family said they will take care of his burial.
The trial session of Mohamed Morsi was regarding a case involving espionage with Hamas, as well as his involvement in the Wadi al-Natrun prison break in 2011.
Egypt’s Public Prosecutor said a medical report showed no apparent recent injuries on the body of Mohamed Morsi. more