A 58-year-old Burley business owner died following an apparent homicide Wednesday afternoon. Cassia County Sheriff Jay Heward said deputies found Christopher A. Fassett shot twice on Wednesday at about 5 p.m. at 436 W. Main St. Fassett died at the scene.
Authorities say a 27-year-old man found dead at a southwest Idaho state-run treatment center for people with severe disabilities had not been checked on for hours and died when his body position prevented him from breathing.
DNA testing shows human remains are that of a Burley’s Tiffani Streling, who has been missing for more than two years.
The Jerome County Sheriff’s Office made the announcement Monday, a few weeks after the remains were found.
State police have launched an investigation after hunters stumbled upon a body in a remote area of southwestern Idaho. The Idaho Statesman reports that authorities with the Owyhee County Sheriff's Office say a man's body was found on Saturday in the Bruneau Desert area
A Washington man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after making an Idaho man eat the methamphetamine that caused his death. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports 1st District Judge Cynthia K.C. Meyer sentenced Shaun Patrick Kelly on Thursday for a series of charges
A north Idaho man has become the first in the state to die from flu-related complications, signaling what may be an early flu season. The Spokesman-Review reports that the man was in his 50s. His death was confirmed to be influenza-related this week, according to the Panhandle Health District.
Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at a prison south of Boise after he was assaulted earlier this morning. In a press statement, the Idaho Department of Corrections said Glenn Arthur Cox had been assaulted at just before 1 a.m.