The Mesa County Sheriff's Department  reports that a male inmate jumped to his death yesterday afternoon from a second story balcony.

A man who was booked into the Mesa County detention center jumped to his death yesterday afternoon from a second-floor balcony. The man whose name has not been released  at this time was being charged with sexual assault charges.

The man who jumped from the second floor struck his head during the incident. Medical units along with deputies and the medical staff responded. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation into the situation is underway, no foul play is suspected at this time.