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Shoshone County Inmate Dies After Choking

SHOSHONE COUNTY, Idaho - An inmate in Shoshone County died Thursday after choking at the Public Safety Building.
 
Corrections Deputies were notified of an inmate choking and immediately called for medical assistance from firefighters and paramedics. Medical aide was administered to the inmate until outside medical units arrived, however during that time the inmate choking could not dislodge the item.
 
The inmate was transported to Shoshone Medical Center by ambulance, however later died at the hospital.
 
The name of the inmate is being withheld until notification of next of kin. An autopsy will be performed.
 
The case remains under investigation.
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