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Coeur d'Alene teen dies in custody in Lewiston

Published On: Nov 05 2012 02:02:29 PM CST
LEWISTON, Idaho -

A 19-year-old Coeur d'Alene man died early Saturday morning after he was found unconscious in his cell at the Nez Perce County Detention Center just after midnight.

The Idaho State Police has identified the man as Chad Vincent Gardner.

According to a news release, an autopsy is taking place Monday in Spokane under the direction of Nez Perce County Coroner Gary Gilliam.

The Idaho State Police Critical Incident Team has been called in to investigate Gardner's death.

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