Inmate Dies at Idaho Maximum Security Prison
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials are investigating the death of a 59-year-old inmate at a prison south of Boise.
The Idaho Department of Correction says Danny Cordova died Saturday morning at the Idaho Maximum Security Institution in Kuna.
Officials say a correctional officer found Cordova unresponsive in his cell just after 5 a.m. and prison staff initiated life-saving measures.
But Ada County paramedics pronounced Cordova dead just before 6 a.m.
The Ada County Sheriff's Office is investigating, and the Ada County Coroner's Office will attempt to determine a cause of death.
Cordova was serving a sentence for lewd and lascivious conduct with a minor under 16. He was scheduled to be released in April 2024.