The country music world has lost a star. Troubled singer Mindy McCready is dead of an apparent gunshot wound to the head. She was just 37 years old.
This third time McCready had attempted suicide, and this latest successful attempt came just over a month after the apparent suicide of her boyfriend, songwriter David Wilson.
Mindy McCready, who at one time was rumored to have had an affair with legendary pitcher Roger Clemens, had appeared on “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew” and declared herself “drug-free,” only overdose again in May 2010.
She had previously attempted suicide in 2005 and 2008.
McCready leaves behind two children, 6-year-old Zander and 9-month-old Zayne.
R.I.P. Mindy McCready.