Idaho Maximum Security Institution inmate dies of apparent suicide

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BOISE, Idaho, April 10, 2018 -- At the request of the Idaho Department of Correction, the Ada County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the apparent suicide of an inmate at Idaho Maximum Security Institution. 

At 4:43 p.m. Saturday, a correctional officer found Alik Takhsilov, 28, unconscious in his cell with a sheet tied around his neck. Correctional staff immediately initiated lifesaving procedures and called 911.  

Ada County paramedics transported Takhsilov to a Boise hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:14 am. Tuesday.  

Idaho Maximum Security Institution is a 549-bed men’s prison south of Boise. 

Story published: 04/10/2018
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