Kyle Jacobs, husband of Kellie Pickler, found dead
Country singer Kyle Jacobs, husband of fellow artist Kellie Pickler, has died at the age of 49. from an “apparent suicide”, reported Friday the Nashville Police Department (Tennessee, USA).
The authorities of that city, located in the eastern United States, attended a emergency call from Jacobs and Pickler’s home Friday afternoon, according to a statement issued by police and reported in local media.
Upon arriving at the scene, police and firefighters found Jacobs dead with a gunshot wound that all indications are that it was “self-inflicted.”The death will be investigated as an “apparent suicide”.
The law enforcement report also details that Pickler, who married Jacobs in 2011, was the one who contacted the emergency service. while accompanied by her personal assistant.
According to the police account, the singer was asleepShe woke up and, not being able to find her husband and neither she nor her maid being able to access one of the rooms of the house, decided to call the authorities.
Jacobs was a singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist. of music country who worked for artists such as Garth Brooks, Kimberley Locke, Darius Rucker and Tim McGraw. He also won an Academy of Country Music Award in 2014 for his work as producer on Lee Brice’s ‘I Drive Your Truck’.
Pickler began his career in the fifth season of the. American Idol reality show and was later recognized for her participation in the contest Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader. With Jacobs, starred in three seasons of the show I Love Kellie Picklerwhich focused on her life as a singer and her emotional relationships, and was broadcast on the country music channel CMT.
The network sent a affectionate message through his social networks after hearing the news: “Our thoughts and prayers are with Kellie Pickler and the rest of the Jacobs family.”