BOISE -- The Idaho Department of Correction is investigating the apparent suicide of an inmate at the South Boise Women's Correctional Center.

A correctional officer found 53-year-old Darcie Olsen of Sun Valley unconscious in her cell at 12:07 a.m. Thursday. Staff began resuscitation measures, which were continued by paramedics. Olsen was pronounced dead at 12:57 a.m.

Olsen's criminal record includes two felony convictions for driving under the influence in Blaine County, the most recent for a crash in August 2012. She was eligible to be considered for parole in June, while her full-term release date was June 2019.

The IDOC asked the Ada County sheriff's office to assist with the investigation into Olsen's death.

If someone you know needs help one place to start is the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline. The number is 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

For more resources on suicide prevention, click here or here.

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