Country singer Mindy McCready has passed away at the young age of only 37-years-old, according to multiple sources. She has died of an apparent suicide, those close to her have revealed. MyFox8 reports:
Stacy McCloud, a reporter at FOX 17 in Nashville, tweeted:
“A close family friend of Mindy McCready has informed me that the country singer has committed suicide.”
A short time later she tweeted:
“The Mindy McCready suicide I told you about has now been confirmed from 4 different sources. A statement from the family is in the works.”
McCloud said she spoke to McCready’s family who confirmed the news.
Andrea Canning, a correspondent for NBC News, is also reporting McCready committed suicide on Sunday. Canning said a family friend told her that McCready “shot and killed herself this evening.”
E! News also spoke with a family friend who confirmed the singer’s death.
McCready, who was an American country music singer, was born on Nov. 30, 1975. She recorded five studio albums, including her debut album Ten Thousand Angels back in 1996. McCready gained notoriety back in 2008 when her relationship with Roger Clemens was made public.
About a month ago, McCready’s boyfriend, David Wilson, died at the age of 34. His cause of death has has not been released, however the investigation is still open.
May she rest in peace. Such a sad, sad story. Stay tuned for more details as they are made available. Watch this space for updates…