Inmate apparently commits suicide in the Kilgore City Jail

An inmate's death in the Kilgore City Jail is under investigation by the Texas Rangers.

Authorities say 22 year old William Ray Parker committed suicide by hanging himself today.

He was booked in on Friday by Kilgore police on possession of marijuana charges, possession of a controlled substance, and three oustanding traffic warrants.

His body has been sent to South Eastern Forensics for an autopsy.

LaKecia Shockley, reporting.