Crisp County Detention officers notified other staff members of an attempted suicide Friday afternoon.
Deputies responded to the cell where Reese Wallace, 26, was found hanging by a bed sheet around his neck.
Crisp County Sheriff's Office staff began life saving measures until Crisp County Fire Rescue and Crisp County EMS Personnel arrived.
Wallace was transported to Crisp Regional Hospital where he is currently being treated.
Sheriff Hancock has requested the GBI to investigate the incident.
Wallace was in a cell by himself at the time of the attempted suicide.
He is currently serving a 90 day probation sentence.