She took her own life.
CNN ~ Embattled country star Mindy McCready dead at 37
She leaves behind two little boys, one only ten months old, whose father also committed suicide last month.
Considering we in Canada just marked Bell Let's Talk Day to not only promote Mental Illness, but also to attempt and do away w/the stigma of having any kind of Mental Illness, to read in the article Mindy was terrified of what would happen to her career if she came forward w/her battles w/Depression...
Just so beyond sad on so very many levels. My condolences to her Family and friends and my heart just aches for her sons.