Keonjhar: Turi Munda, an under trial prisoner in local jail died due to cardiac arrest on Friday morning. Turi was facing charges under Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act, 2012.

Turi Munda was in shock when a local court handed over a death sentence to Sunil Nayak, a co-prisoner, in a case of rape and murder of a minor girl yesterday.

Turi Munda fell on the floor when he was taking his lunch at about 10.55. He was immediately shifted to hospital where he was declared dead.

The doctors said that he died due to cardiac arrest.