Country singer Mindy McCready has been found dead of an apparent suicide at age 37.
According to E! Online, the singer's body was found Sunday in Heber Springs, Ark.
Arkansas' KARK 4 News reports Cleburne County Sheriff deputies have confirmed McCready's body was found at her home and that she died from a single gunshot wound to the head.
Both Nashville, Tenn. Fox 17 reporter, Stacy McCloud, and NBC Dateline correspondent Andrea Canning tweeted the singer has passed from an alleged suicide:
A close family friend of Mindy McCready has informed me that the country singer has committed suicide. Not confirmed with OFFICIALS. #Sad— Stacy McCloud (@stacymccloud) February 18, 2013
Just got a call from Mindy McCready's best friend that she shot and killed herself this evening.My heart breaks for her two boys.RIP
Authorities have yet to confirm. According to McCloud, she has confirmed the suicide from four different sources consisting of police and family members.
About to go on air with all that we have confirmed from both police and family about the suicide of Mindy McCready. Tune into @wztv_fox17.— Stacy McCloud (@stacymccloud) February 18, 2013
The singer's last tweet, January 19, gave a positive outlook for the singer.
During her career she had a total of 12 singles on the Billboard country singles charts.
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