Country singer Mindy McCready dies in apparent suicide

Singer Mindy McCready performs in 2006 in New York City.

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  • Singer, 37, found dead at her home
  • Gunshot appears self-inflicted, sheriff's office says

Country music star Mindy McCready was found dead Sunday at her home in Arkansas from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, the local sheriff's office said in a statement. She was 37.