The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating a suicide at the Bay County Jail.
Corrections officers discovered the body of 35-year-old James Sly of Panama City Tuesday morning.
Sly was found hanging by a bed sheet in the shower on the 5th floor of the jail.
A U.S. Marshall’s spokesman says Sly was awaiting sentencing after entering a guilty plea to federal cocaine possession charges.
He was also being held on local charges.