Country music singer Mindy McCready was found dead on the porch of her Arkansas home yesterday. Police said she died from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.


Mindy McCready released her first album in 1996 and it went multiplatinum. The title track, "Ten Thousand Angels," was one of her biggest hits.


MINDY MCCREADY: (Singing) I need 10,000 angels watching over me tonight...

WERTHEIMER: In recent years, the 37-year-old was better known for her personal problems than her music. She struggled with drug addiction and child-custody issues. The father of one of her children died last month. That death is still being investigated.

Mindy McCready leaves behind two young sons.

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