The Jackson County sheriff's office says an inmate in the county jail hanged himself.
Jail staff found 19-year-old Kyle Louis Mellon on Monday, and attempts to revive him failed.
Capt. Monty Holloway told the Mail Tribune Mellon was pronounced brain dead and taken to Providence Medford Medical Center so his organs could be donated.
Holloway says there was no indication Mellon was suicidal. He had been jailed for investigation of a convenience store armed robbery.