Egyptian ex-president Mohammed Morsi died following a courtroom collapse Monday, state media reported. "He was quickly rushed to the hospital where he later died", says a judicial source.
One of the top members of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood and the leader of the Freedom and Justice Party ruled the country between June 2012 and July 2013.
A court in Egypt had sentenced the deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to death for over a mass prison break in 2011.
Morsi, aged 67, died after a court session in his espionage trial ended.More news: Canada Vs New Zealand Preview & Prediction
More news: Harry And Meghan Share Adorable New Photo Of Baby Archie
More news: Launch of Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission on Wednesday - Space x
The Muslim Brotherhood protested against the military coup, but the pro-Morsi protests were crushed in the Rabaa massacre in August 2013, when more than 800 people were killed. El-Sissi was subsequently elected president and has waged a massive crackdown on Islamists and other opponents since.
He was also serving a life sentence for espionage in a case related to the Gulf state of Qatar. Rights groups have side its poor conditions fall far below Egyptian and worldwide standards.