NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say an inmate who had recently been on suicide watch hanged himself early Saturday morning at the Orleans Parish jail.

Authorities say 28-year-old Clifton Morgan, who was facing charges of simple burglary and violating his probation, was pronounced dead at 12:08 a.m. of apparent self-inflicted asphyxiation.

An autopsy will be conducted by the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office.