American detained in Egypt found dead in prison cell

CAIRO –  The Egyptian government said a U.S. citizen it detained in the Sinai Peninsula last month for violating curfew was found dead Sunday in his jail cell, the second foreigner to die in detention in recent weeks.

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo confirmed that an American citizen held prisoner in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia died from an apparent suicide and that it was in contact with Egyptian authorities. It had no further comment.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/10/14/american-detained-in-egypt-found-dead-in-prison-cell/?intcmp=latestnews

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