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Suspicious Death Investigation

Nichols, Cory
Nichols, Cory


January 26, 2024

Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a man found Monday west of Idaho Falls near 17th S. and 75th W. The victim was identified as 37 year old Cory Nichols and believed to be homeless in our area. An autopsy has been scheduled and the investigation is still ongoing.

Deputies are asking for the public’s help in identifying anyone who may have had contact with Mr. Nichols between Jan. 6th and Jan. 22nd or anywhere he may have frequented. Anyone with information is asked to contact a Deputy through dispatch by calling 208-529-1200 or through East Idaho Crime Stoppers online at or through the P3tips app on your mobile device.


January 23, 2024


RE: Suspicious Death Investigation

Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies are currently investigating a suspicious death discovered west of Idaho Falls yesterday afternoon (Jan. 22). Just after 3pm emergency personnel were sent to a farm field near 75th W. and 17th S. when workers discovered a deceased man on the property.

Deputies and Idaho Falls Ambulance Personnel arrived, finding the victim had been deceased for an indeterminate amount of time and began processing the scene. Currently investigators are working to confirm the identity of the victim and ascertain the circumstances surrounding his death.

This investigation is ongoing and no further information is available at this time.

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