Lowndes County jail officers discovered one of their inmates had hanged himself Saturday.
They found 19-year-old Terrell Rizer around 1:00 Saturday afternoon.
Emergency medical personnel were called to the scene to aid Rizer.
The inmate was taken to South Georgia Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Rizer had been arrested Friday, April 13 and charged with murder.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigations is looking into the incident.