Idaho State Correctional Institution inmate dies of apparent suicide

Idaho Department of Correction
Idaho Department of Correction
Idaho Department of Correction

BOISE, Idaho, April 18, 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 State Correctional Institution.

At 4:21 p.m. Tuesday, a correctional officer found Francisco Martinez Parreira, 27, unconscious in his cell with a sheet tied around his neck. Correctional staff immediately initiated lifesaving procedures and called 911.

Ada County paramedics transported Mr. Parreira to a Boise hospital where he remained until he was pronounced dead at 8:25 p.m., Thursday, April 19, 2018.

Idaho State Correctional Institution is a 1446 bed medium custody men’s prison south of Boise.

Story published: 04/20/2018
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