A prison guard who was arrested over alleged links to Gulen movement was found dead in a jail in the western province of İzmir on Sept. 1.

Ömer Ç. was among the suspects arrested on Aug 31 in the probe launched by the İzmir Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office into the failed July 15 coup attempt.

Ömer was a prison guard and the investigation had embroiled a number of prison guards in İzmir.

No statement regarding the cause of Ömer Ç.’s death has been made and his dead body has been sent to the İzmir Forensics Institute for an autopsy.