The American man found hanging in a jail cell at the Ismailiya Awal police station (above) was incorrectly identified as being ex-military officer James Henry, reports Ahram Online.
The US Embassy in Cairo are saying that the man’s identity is actually James Lone, also a US Citizen. He was found hanging by his shoelaces off a bathroom door in his jail cell.
James Henry was arrested by Egyptian police on August 28 in North Sinai, where he was making his way to the Gaza Strip. He was charged with breaking curfew and remains in custody, reports the BBC.
According to Egypt's national security advisor, a military coup is underway in Egypt, seeking to oust democratically elected President Morsi from power.Click here to read more