MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an inmate at the Shelby County Division of Corrections, according to SCSO.

Deputies were called to the Shelby County Division of Corrections around 2:17 p.m. after an inmate was reportedly found hanging in a cell in an apparent suicide attempt.

Reports say the inmate was transported by ambulance to Baptist Memorial Hospital of Memphis in critical condition, where he passed away Saturday morning.

The investigation is active and ongoing according to SCSO.