Montana State Prisoner Dies From Undisclosed Medical Issue
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — Officials say a Montana man serving a sentence in state prison for repeated drunken driving has died due to an ongoing medical condition.
The Ravalli Republic reports 62-year-old Joseph Foley of Hamilton died Tuesday at the Community Medical Center in Missoula.
Records say Foley had been held at the state prison in Deer Lodge since February 2019.
Prison officials did not reveal details of Foley’s medical condition.
Records say Foley was sentenced in 2018 to five years in state prison with three years and 11 months suspended for his fifth charge of driving under the influence in Ravalli County.
Court records say Foley was arrested in September 2017 near Florence for speeding and swerving in traffic on Highway 93.
He was scheduled to be discharged from prison in December.
Information from: Ravalli Republic , http://www.ravallirepublic.com