Following its investigation and examination, the Mesa County Coroner’s Office determined that Jeffrey Beagley committed suicide by hanging himself at the Mesa County jail.
Beagley was alone in a cell when he was found hanging on Dec. 23.
Jail footage was viewed and it was clear that no other people entered Beagley's cell at any time since the last time he was seen moving around to when he was found hanging.
Beagley, 34, was facing a variety of charges including first-degree murder in the death of a 9-year-old child. It was determined that the child died from a chloroform poisoning on Nov. 9.