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IDOC inmate diagnosed with COVID-19 dies at Boise hospital

BOISE -- With great sadness, the Idaho Department of Correction reports the death of an incarcerated person hospitalized with COVID-19.

On July 22, Frank Dawson Conover, 66, was transported from Idaho State Correctional Center to a Boise hospital for emergency treatment. While at the hospital, he tested positive for COVID-19 while being treated for other serious underlying health conditions.

Conover was pronounced dead at the hospital at 4:49 a.m., July 29.

According to ICourt Idaho he was convicted of drug charges and sentenced to incarceration with Idaho Department of Correction for 15-25 years in 2007.

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