Mohamed Morsy, ousted Egyptian president, dies in court

Posted at 12:29 PM, Jun 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-17 12:29:06-04

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy, the country’s first democratically-elected leader, has died, Egyptian state media reported Monday.

Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsy addresses the 67th UN General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters in New York, September 26, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

Morsy had been in court, where he had been granted a request to make a statement.

Once the court adjourned, he fainted and passed away, state media also reported.

He has been taken to the hospital, state media also said.

This is a developing story…