Death row inmate dies following long illness

Payne mugshot
Darrell Edward Payne, IDOC #66593

An inmate under the sentence of death has died following a long illness.

Darrell Edward Payne, IDOC #66593 (DOB: 04/08/1966), was pronounced dead at 5:05 a.m. at Idaho Maximum Security Institution.  

On May 30, 2002 in Ada County, Payne was sentenced to death for the 1st degree murder of a woman.

Payne was also serving life sentences for rape, robbery and 1st degree kidnapping in Ada County.

Story published: 07/09/2015
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