Police: Country Singer Mindy McCready Dead in Apparent Suicide

Police: Country Singer Mindy McCready Dead in Apparent Suicide

February 18, 2013 Updated Feb 18, 2013 at 12:36 PM EDT

According to a news release from the Cleburne County (Ark.) Sheriff's Office, country singer Mindy McCready was found dead of an apparent suicide on Sunday.

According to the news release from the Cleburn County Sheriff's Office:

At 3:31 PM, Sunday, February 17th Deputies from the Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a report of gun shots fired in the area of 1132 Fox Chase Drive in Heber Springs.

Officers arrived on the scene at 3:58 PM and discovered the body of 37 year old Melinda Gayle McCready on the front porch of the residence at 1132 Fox Chase. Ms. McCready was pronounced dead at the scene from what appears to be a single self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Read the entire news release HERE.

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