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Country music star commits suicide

Updated: Monday, February 18 2013, 09:00 AM EST
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ARKANSAS (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – Investigators in Arkansas are looking into the apparent suicide of a country music star.

Deputies responded to a 911 all Sunday afternoon of gunshots fired at the home of Mindy McCready.

They found her body on the front porch, the same place her longtime boyfriend allegedly committed suicide two weeks ago.

McCready hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career.

She's probably best known for the 1996 hit single "Guys Do it All the Time."
 
McCready leaves behind two young boys.


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