Coimbatore: A 50-year-old Kavundampalayam native, who was convicted in a murder case and lodged in the Coimbatore Central Prison, passed away on Friday.
Police identified him as G Manoharan. “He was arrested for involvement in a burglary-cum-murder case that took place in 2016. He was suffering from diabetes and heart problem. His condition deteriorated on Thursday and the prison doctor gave him first aid. He was shifted to the convict ward of the Coimbatore Medical College Hospital, where he died on Friday,” a police officer said. The Race Course police registered a case and conducted an inquiry.