It is being reported that country singer, Mindy McCready has passed away at the age of 37 due to a self inflicted gunshot wound. The news comes after the singer having a very difficult month having to deal with the death of her boyfriend David Wilson, who died from a gunshot wound. Then, she had to deal with being committed to a treatment facility so she could deal with mental health and alcohol issues; the Department of Human Services took her two sons away as a result.
Reports of her death started to spread across social media…
Stacy McCloud, a reporter at FOX 17 in Nashville, posted to Twitter:
“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.”