Kyle Jacobs, the husband of country music singer Kellie Pickler, died Friday in what police said they believe was a suicide.
The Nashville Police Department said it was called to a home Friday at 1:21 p.m.
Jacobs, 49, was found “deceased from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound,” police said in the statement, according to People.
“His death is being investigated as an apparent suicide,” the statement said.
The Academy is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Kyle Jacobs, a talented Nashville songwriter & producer and the husband of Kellie Pickler. In 2014 Jacobs won an ACM Award as producer of Lee Brice’s “I Drive Your Truck.” Join us in sending condolences, love & healing. pic …