Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi dies after court hearing

Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi dies after court hearing

Egypt’s Ousted president Mohamed Mursi died on Monday after he fainted in court following a hearing, state television announced.

State television said Mursi, who was 67, was in court for a hearing on charges of espionage emanating from suspected contacts with the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas.

Mursi was serving a 20-year prison sentence for a conviction arising from the killing of protesters during demonstrations in 2012.