Metro police issue a statement regarding Kellie Pickler’s spouse.

According to reports, Kyle Jacobs, the husband of songwriter and performer Kellie Pickler, has died. He was 49.

The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department told The Hollywood Reporter on Friday that Jacobs’ death was being investigated as a possible suicide.

According to authorities, a 911 call led to the discovery of Jacobs’ body in the couple’s Nashville home, where it had been for some time. “Mr. Jacobs’ wife, Kellie Pickler, stated she awoke a short time earlier, did not see her husband, and began seeking him,” according to the statement.