Egypt’s former president Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the army in 2013, has died in court, state TV says.
He reportedly fainted after a court session where he was facing espionage charges and subsequently died. He was 67.
Morsi was overthrown following mass protests a year after he took office as the country’s first democratically elected leader.
He had remained in custody since then.
“The body has been transferred to a hospital and necessary procedures are under way,” Nile News TV said.