The cause of death for Kyle Jacobs’ husband, Kellie Pickler, was revealed through an autopsy.

Kyle Jacobs’ suicide, verified by autopsy, has devastated the music industry. Jacobs, 49, died on February 17, leaving his wife, country star Kellie Pickler, and musical successes.

Jacobs had pseudoseizures and chronic drunkenness despite no medications in his system. defines pseudoepizures as psychological seizures.

On Jacobs’ dying day, Nashville police responded to an emergency call at his home. Police and the Nashville Fire Department arrived, but Jacobs had died from suicide.

Moving to Nashville in 2000 started Jacobs’ music career. His songwriting skills are obvious in Tim McGraw’s “Still” and Garth Brooks’ “More Than Memory.” He has worked with Clay Walker, Josh Kelley, Scotty McCreery, and Kelly Clarkson.

His career included Grammy, CMA, and ACM nominations, demonstrating his influence on country music. Jacobs and Pickler were dating since 2008, and their 2010 engagement was a highlight.

This tragedy highlights the need for mental health awareness and support. Compassion and resilience are essential in these difficult times. The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline helps those with suicidal thoughts. Asking for help shows strength, not weakness.