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Family, friends and fans of Mindy McCready held a funeral for the country singer in her hometown of Ft. Myers, FL today. The star died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Sunday, Feb. 17.People, McCready’s casket arrived at Crossroads Baptist Church in a white hearse, where approximately 400 mourners came to pay their respects.
Funeral and memorial plans are now taking shape for country star Mindy McCready, who committed suicide on Sunday.
Mindy McCready’s death has been confirmed as a suicide from a single gunshot wound, according to preliminary autopsy results released by the Arkansas Crime Lab.
The body of a dog was found next to country singer Mindy McCready on the front porch of her Arkansas home, both dead from a gunshot wound.
According to Dr. Drew Pinsky, country star Mindy McCready, who died of an apparent suicide on Sunday, was full of fear after the death of boyfriend David Wilson.
Dr. Drew told "Extra," “She was a lovely, lovely person, I spoke to her about a week and a half ago… and yes, she was absolutely shattered [by David's apparent suicide]. Her greatest fear was that if she should take care of herself -- get treatment, go back into the hospital -- that she would be accused of having killed him or be stigmatized and judged for going to the hospital.”
Those stars who loved and respected country singer Mindy McCready took to their Twitter accounts to express their sadness and shock at the death of the 37-year-old from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
Carrie Underwood: "I grew up listening to Mindy McCready... So sad for her family tonight. Many prayers are going out to them."
Jason Aldean: "Just heard about Mindy McCready. My thoughts and prayers are with her two boys and her family."