Country singer Mindy McCready found dead

  • Posted: Monday, February 18, 2013 12:58 a.m.
    UPDATED: Monday, February 18, 2013 1:03 a.m.
FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2008 file photo, Country singer Mindy McCready performs, in Nashville, Tenn. McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. She was 37. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2008 file photo, Country singer Mindy McCready performs, in Nashville, Tenn. McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. She was 37. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

 
 

HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) Arkansas authorities say that country singer Mindy McCready was found dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
 


A news release from the Cleburne County Sheriff's Office says that McCready, 37, was found dead Sunday afternoon with what appears to be a single, self-inflicted wound. She was found on the front porch of a home.
 
 
McCready hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career
 
 
In 1996, her "Guys Do It All the Time" hit No. 1 and its dig at male chauvinism endeared her to females.

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