Hailey Inmate Dies From Suicide Attempt
Blaine County officials say a jail inmate who was revived after trying to kill himself in his cell on Monday has died at a Boise hospital. The sheriff’s office says 35-year-old Matthew Wayne Cherry of Hailey was booked into jail on April 23 for domestic battery and attempted strangulation. On Monday, another inmate told jail deputies that Cherry was trying to kill himself. The Times-News reports deputies were able to revive Cherry and he was taken to a Boise hospital, where he died Wednesday night.