CTV News reports: Waren Olmstead, the coroner in Cleburne County, Ark., said McCready died Sunday in Heber Springs but couldn’t immediately provide further details.
He didn’t have further information on who was taking care of her two sons.
She arrived in Nashville in 1994 with tapes of her karaoke vocals and earned a recording contract with BNA Records.
In 1996, her “Guys Do It All the Time” hit No. 1 and its dig at male chauvinism endeared her to females.
However, personal problems plagued her beginning in 2004.
Wikipedia reports: Malinda Gayle “Mindy” McCready is an American country music singer. Active since 1995, she has recorded a total of five studio albums.
Her debut album, 1996′s Ten Thousand Angels, was released on BNA Records and was certified 2× Multi-Platinum by the RIAA, while 1997′s If I Don’t Stay the Night was certified Gold. 1999′s I’m Not So Tough, her final album for BNA, was less successful, and she left the label. A self-titled fourth album followed in 2002 on Capitol Records.