A Salt Lake County Jail inmate who apparently attempted to kill himself was in stable condition Tuesday in University Hospital.

Shawn Fexford Douglas, 28, was found hanging in his cell in the jail's new mental health facility about 8 p.m. Sunday, said sheriff's Chief Deputy Charles Shepherd.Douglas who was booked into jail about 5:30 p.m. Sunday for investigation of robbery, evading police, theft and fraud apparently tried to hang himself with a blanket, Shepherd said.