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Mindy McCready’s funeral held in southwest Florida

By The Associated Press

This article was published February 26, 2013 at 7:19 a.m.

— Mindy McCready’s funeral is being held in her hometown of Fort Myers.

The funeral for the late country star will be Tuesday at Crossroads Baptist Church. A memorial is scheduled in Nashville next month.

McCready committed suicide Feb. 17 at her home in Arkansas, days after leaving a court-ordered substance-abuse treatment program.

The 37-year-old mother of two died from a single gunshot in her head head about a month after her longtime boyfriend, David Wilson, was believed to have killed himself in the same location.

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

In 1996, her “Guys Do It All the Time” hit No. 1. Her other hits included “Ten Thousand Angels” and her album by that title sold 2 million copies.

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ToTheLeft says... February 26, 2013 at 12:15 p.m.

I wonder if SHE shot her boyfriend?

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Redlab says... February 26, 2013 at 2:10 p.m.

I wonder when the ME will decide on the manner of death with this case. I haven't seen anything yet.

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1LadyB says... February 27, 2013 at 12:28 a.m.

She has been cleared in the death of her boyfriend but they have not determined if it was a suicide or homicide. It was announced a few days ago that hers was indeed a suicide. I keep thinking of those 2 little boys who have no mother and one without either a mother or father. What a tragic mess.

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