Sheriff: Country Singer Mindy McCready Dead After Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

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Country singer Mindy McCready has died at age 37, NBC News has confirmed. The cause of death "appears to be a single self-inflicted gunshot wound," the Cleburne County (Ark.) Sheriff's Office said in a statement.

Deputies were called to a home in Heber Springs, Ark., Sunday afternoon, the statement said, and found McCready's body on the front porch. Family members have been notified and an autopsy will be performed.

NBC News has reached out to the singer's publicist for comment.