Country singer Mindy McCready

Country singer Mindy McCready, whose struggles with addiction and mental illness gained as much attention as her music, was found dead on her front porch Sunday with what authorities described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound. She was 37 and leaves behind two sons. In 1996, her debut album "Ten Thousand Angels" sold more than 2 million copies. Over her musical career, 14 songs and six of her albums made the Billboard Country charts.

Country singer Mindy McCready, whose struggles with addiction and mental illness gained as much attention as her music, was found dead on her front porch Sunday with what authorities described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound. She was 37 and leaves behind two sons. In 1996, her debut album "Ten Thousand Angels" sold more than 2 million copies. Over her musical career, 14 songs and six of her albums made the Billboard Country charts.