Investigators probe apparent suicide of IDOC inmate

Mugshot for Calvin Lewis Dwight, #25654
Calvin Lewis Dwight, #25654

BOISE, November 14, 2012 — The Idaho Department of Correction is investigating the apparent suicide of an inmate at Idaho State Correctional Institution south of Boise.

Calvin Lewis Dwight, #25654, was found hanging in his cell on Tuesday at 3:34 p.m.

ISCI’s medical staff attempted to resuscitate him, and Ada County paramedics and the Ada County Sheriff’s Office were notified. Dwight was pronounced dead at 4:06 p.m.

Dwight was 55 years old (DOB: 04/27/1957). On March 14, 2011in Canyon County, he was sentenced to three-and-a-half to seven years in prison for possession of a controlled substance.

Per standard procedure, IDOC has asked the Ada County Sheriff’s Office for assistance with the investigation of the circumstances surrounding Dwight’s death.


Story published: 11/14/2012
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