IDOC inmate dies after suicide attempt at Nez Perce County jail

Admeyers' mugshot
Jeffery Dwayne Admeyers, IDOC #17449

BOISE, July 11, 2013 - An inmate under the jurisdiction of the Idaho Department of Correction has died as the result of an injury he suffered from an apparent suicide attempt at the Nez Perce County jail in Lewiston.

The Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office says Jeffery Dwayne Admeyers, IDOC #17449 (DOB: 06/07/1961) was found unconscious in his cell at 1:26 a.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2013.  Admeyers was pronounced dead Sunday night at a Lewiston hospital.

Admeyers' criminal record includes convictions for delivery of a controlled substance, first degree burglary, robbery and escape in Nez Perce, Latah and Ada counties. He was in the jail while awaiting a move back to an IDOC facility for violating the terms of his release on parole.

The Idaho State Police are investigating Admeyers' death.

Story published: 07/08/2013
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