Former President Mohamed Morsi in jail during the prison break trial on February 26, 2017- Egypt Today/Ahmed Maarouf Former President Mohamed Morsi in jail during the prison break trial on February 26, 2017- Egypt Today/Ahmed Maarouf

Youngest son of Egypt's ousted President Morsi dies

Wed, Sep. 4, 2019
CAIRO - 4 September 2019: The youngest son of Egypt's former president, Mohamed Morsi, died on Wednesday from a heart attack, his brother and a family lawyer told Reuters, 2-1/2 months after his father's death from similar causes.

Abdallah Morsi, 24, began to feel spasms while driving in Cairo with a friend and died shortly afterward, his brother Ahmed said.

Their father former President Mohamed Morsi died in June from a heart attack at age 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges.

A top figure in the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Morsi had been in jail since being toppled by in 2013 after barely a year in power, following mass protests against his rule.
 
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