Twin Falls Man Dies from Apparent Suicide in Prison
BOISE, Idaho (KLIX) The Ada County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an inmate from Twin Falls.
According to the Idaho Department of Correction, the death of Jerry Michael Cruz, 22, was an apparent suicide at the Idaho State Correctional Institution on October 13. IDOC says Cruz was found in his cell at 2:13 p.m. by correctional officers.
Staff began lifesaving measures and was taken to a Boise hospital where he was declared dead on Saturday, October 22. Cruz was serving a two to five year sentenced for burglary in Twin Falls County.