CAIRO – The youngest son of late Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi died of an alleged heart attack at a hospital in Cairo, sources informed Al Jazeera.
Abdullah Morsi, who was in his mid-twenties, died on Wednesday on the Oasis hospital in Giza within the southwest of the capital, the sources mentioned.
A Morsi household supply confirmed his demise to Anadolu Company with out giving additional particulars.
Egypt’s well being ministry has but to touch upon his demise.
Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s first democratically elected president, died on June 17 whereas standing trial for costs that he and authorized observers mentioned have been politically motivated.
He was deposed in a 2013 army coup carried out by present President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi following a yr in energy.
A number of native information websites reported the demise of Abdullah Morsi, saying there was no felony suspicion, noting that Morsi’s son had suffered a number of earlier well being scares, and was saddened by his father’s demise.
Morsi’s second son, Ahmed, mentioned his youthful brother, Abdullah, was driving his automobile and had sudden spasms. He was instantly taken to hospital however docs have been unable to revive him.
“Abdullah died on the hospital after struggling a coronary heart assault,” Anadolu cited Ahmed Morsi as saying.
Abdullah Morsi had been imprisoned a number of instances lately. He had been accused and acquitted of drug use, in a case involving allegations that he and authorized observers mentioned have been fabricated.
Amongst Morsi’s kids, Abdullah was probably the most outspoken critic of the Egyptian authorities. He was additionally probably the most supportive of his father and his protection throughout his trial and keep in jail.
In a Twitter publish after his father’s demise, Abdullah accused a variety of Egyptian officers whom he known as “companions” of el-Sisi “in killing the martyred president”.
He significantly accused incumbent and former inside ministers Mahmoud Tawfiq and Magdy Abdel Ghaffar, respectively.
On the time of his demise, Morsi – a number one member of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood who received the nation’s presidential election in 2012 – confronted a number of authorized costs, which he, together with numerous human rights teams and unbiased observers, mentioned have been politically motivated.