Mindy McReady dead of apparent suicide

Just awful

Troubled country music star Mindy McCready was found dead today of an apparent suicide … this according to various reports. She was 37.

A source close to McGready tells TMZ … McCready shot herself and her dog. Neighbors reported hearing the two gunshots.

We’re told McGready had been a mess since the father of her youngest child, record producer David Wilson, was found dead in his home on January 13 of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

McCready’s two children were removed from her home by a judge on February 6 and she was committed to a to a treatment facility for a mental-health and alcohol-abuse evaluation. She was released two days later.

Hate to hear this news. A life wasted