Teen resident of Juvenile Corrections Center dies of natural causes

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Posted at 12:08 PM, Nov 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-26 14:10:36-05

An 18-year-old resident of Juvenile Corrections Center-St. Anthony has died.

The Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections says the teen died of natural causes Monday morning.

Officials say the youth was transported to a Rexburg hospital via ambulance Sunday afternoon, and was later moved to an Idaho Falls hospital where he was pronunced dead.

The department says an autopsy is planned to confirm the cause of death.