Kellie Pickler’s husband celebrated profession milestone earlier than obvious suicide

Kellie Pickler’s late husband, Kyle Jacobs, took to Instagram this week to commemorate the success of nation music star Lee Brice’s fifth album, “Hey World,” which he produced.


“Platinum?! SWEEEET!!! A tremendous crew of extremely gifted peeps put this one collectively,” the songwriter captioned the submit on Thursday, sooner or later earlier than he died by obvious suicide.

“Deeply honored to be a artistic a part of it…Thanks Jesus!!!” he added, earlier than tagging individuals who aided the success of the tune.

Metropolitan Nashville Police spokesperson Don Aaron then confirmed to The Submit Friday that Jacobs was discovered lifeless from a self-inflicted gunshot on the dwelling he shared with Pickler. He was 49.

Kellie Pickler and Kyle Jacobs at the 2017 CMA Awards.
Kellie Pickler’s husband, Kyle Jacobs, celebrated a profession milestone a day earlier than he died by obvious suicide.

Pickler, 36, reportedly awakened Friday and couldn’t discover her husband.

After the “American Idol” alum and an assistant searched her dwelling, they realized that the door upstairs was locked, based on police.

After quite a few makes an attempt to attempt to get in, Pickler and the assistant reportedly referred to as the police, who gained entry and found Jacobs’ physique inside.

A selfie of Kellie Pickler and Kyle Jacobs smiling.
Jacobs commemorated the success of nation music star Lee Brice’s fifth album, “Hey World,” wherein he produced and performed guitar.

The “Pink Excessive Heels” singer has but to talk out about her husband’s passing. Nonetheless, a number of stars have despatched their condolences to the household on social media.

“In 2015 Kellie Pickler and Her Husband Kyle Jacobs got here on The Actual.. Kyle was a gifted musician and you would see the love that they had for one another.. prayers of consolation to Kellie.. Kyle will reside on by means of his music 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾,” tweeted Loni Love on Saturday.

“RIP Kyle Jacobs. Condolences to Kellie Pickler and Kyle’s household and mates. Test on your loved ones and mates. We by no means understand how one other could also be struggling. #SuicideAwareness,” nation singer Stella Parton added on Twitter.

Pickler and Jacobs tied the knot in 2011 and don’t share any youngsters.

The couple starred in their very own CMT actuality present, “I Love Kellie Pickler,” for 3 seasons from 2015 to 2017.

Jacobs has collaborated with a number of stars, together with Tim McGraw, Randy Travis, Kelly Clarkson, Scott McCreery and George Strait.

He additionally helped Garth Brooks write his 2007 No. 1 tune “Extra Than A Reminiscence.”

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