IDOC investigating apparent suicide at Pocatello Women’s Correctional Center
The following is a news release from the Idaho Department of Correction.
POCATELLO — The Idaho Department of Correction is investigating the apparent suicide of an inmate at the Pocatello Women’s Correctional Center.
The 41-year-old woman, who has not been identified, was found unconscious in her cell on Tuesday at 1:05 p.m.
Staff initiated lifesaving measures and called 911. Paramedics responded to the scene and continued lifesaving measures.
The woman was pronounced dead at Portneuf Medical Center on Saturday at 10:35 a.m., after life-support measures were discontinued.
Pocatello Women’s Correctional Center is a 355-bed correctional facility for women in southeastern Idaho.