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Mindy McCready

Sheriff: Singer Was NEVER Suspect In BF's Death

2/19/2013 11:53 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Mindy McCready
was never even remotely suspected of foul play in her boyfriend's death ... despite reports to the contrary -- so says Cleburne County Sheriff Marty Moss.

Reports have been circulating that McCready gave conflicting stories to cops after boyfriend David Wilson's death last month from a fatal gunshot to the head.

McCready said the wound was self-inflicted, but new reports say her story to cops was full of holes ... that she changed her story several times and she was in the crosshairs of the investigation.

Sheriff Marty Moss tells us, that's just not true -- "Mindy never changed her story."

Ross says Mindy was never considered a suspect or even a person of interest in David's death.

As we reported, McCready was found dead at her home in Arkansas Sunday after suffering what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. She was 37.

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31.

Kookla    

Feel so sad for the dog and her children

528 days ago
32.

Jayden    

I really wish all of you would stop beating up on Mindy now, she is DEAD! I hope all these people that says mental illness does not exist is happy now. Also, those people that make others feel like less of a person because they need mental help, I hope they are happy too. Yes, she failed herself but a lot of other people failed her too...So sad that the stigma of mental illness prevented her from getting the help she obviously needed. And for all of you who are saying she is burning in hell because she committed suicide, you might be right beside her for judging this woman. No one knows what she was going through and its no ones place to judge. I hope she finds some peace that she could not find on this earth.

528 days ago
33.

David    

One female reporter tried to argue that guns cause suicide. If that is true then my mother's best friend must have committed suicide by drinking a bottle of Lysol because she did not have a gun.

528 days ago
34.

Bad Company     

Mental illness and Substance abuse is a stigma in this society and not everyone totally understands what those that are dealing with are going through. Those that suffer from any type of depression suffer daily. There are no magic pills or words that make it go away. Often the medicines prescribed by doctors make symptoms worse than before. Try walking in those that suffer from these diseases, it's not easy. Everyday can be a struggle. Often there are no warning signs to suicide. Mindy was tormented on earth and she felt the way to ease her pain was to take her life. I Hope She Is At Peace In Jesus' Arms. Her Life On Earth was troubled and She felt the only way was to end her pain.

528 days ago
35.

Kaaka    

The way she kill her dog cold blooded ,You sure shouldn't put her pass it ,, But then again we dealing with a state who has cops like BARNEY FIFE. the kicker is when they said " Her story were full of holes", But whatever!..they end up baking her a apple pie.

528 days ago
36.

DeeMaree    

See!!!! Dont believe everything you hear and read online. But you know, it would have been nice if he hadn't done so, if this Sheriff had made this announcement while Mindy was still alive. Of course the doom, gloomers, conspiritors, naysayers, and always think the worse of people wouldn't have bought it anyway. Mindy Im so sorry your pain brought you to that place but I KNOW you are at peace.

528 days ago
37.

HumanNature    

DanaS


But the kids weren't there so your point is mute

IF SHE KILLED THE DOG, SHE WOULD HAVE KILLED THE CHILDREN!!!!!


APPARENTLY, SHE DID NOT WANT TO DIE "ALONE"!!!!!


THAT'S MY "POINT"

528 days ago
38.

Rocko    

"Ross says Mindy was never considered a suspect or even a person of interest in David's death. " Well maybe the police should have told Ms. Mccready that before she did away with herself.


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528 days ago
39.

HumanNature    

Jericho Morton


BEFORE YOU AND OTHERS JUMP DOWN MY THROAT!!!!!


WHY WOULD SHE KILL THE DOG "FIRST" AND THEN HERSELF?????


I JUST WISH THAT HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS WOULD HAVE BEEN "MORE" SUPPORTIVE IN HER LIFE!!!!

528 days ago
40.

beayou    

Funny how this very same sheriff is quoted in news stories from less than one month ago that the investigation was ongoing, and denying Mindy's reps claims that the boyfriend's death was ruled a suicide. This guy is talking out of both sides of his mouth. Mindy was also quoted as saying they gave her a powder burn test at the scene to see if she fired the gun. Maybe if she was innocent and the sheriff had publicly stated she was cleared of any suspicion while she was still alive, it could have helped her state of mind.

528 days ago
41.

go home!    

Thank God her children were taken away from her by social services. If she could shoot the dog, she prob would have shot the children to be with her too.

528 days ago
42.

Mrugowsky    

Yup, she's still dead and we've all moved on to the next interesting story. Even if she did cap him so what they're both done.

528 days ago
43.

coolmama1994    

So there you idiots

528 days ago
44.

Mrugowsky    

Or so the police claim after the fact.

528 days ago
45.

HumanNature    

But one of the biggest questions today is why the troubled 37-year-old would have taken her pet’s life.


“Mindy really loved her dog and that would not have been an act of malice at all,” a pal told Fox News. “It would have been more of a case where she just didn’t want to leave the dog alone.”


Dr. John Draper, the Director of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, agrees that such an act had nothing to do with the pet’s behavior.


“One thing is for sure is that she was obviously feeling very close to her pet and that this wasn’t an act of hostility with her pet,” he tells omg!. “It was probably more a statement of her close identification with her pet… I think what is often seen in these kinds of murder suicides is not just so much taking them with me as wanting to end the suffering for anybody or anything that you love that might suffer.”


Given the dog’s shared relationship with Wilson, this makes perfect sense.


Dr. Draper explains that while there’s no data as to how frequently people who commit suicide kill their pets along with them, he often hears that pets are actually a reason many choose to keep living.

“When people are asked what might be their reasons for living, what might keep them alive, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard them mention their dogs or cats or pets and what life would be like for their pet without them. And, that in some ways, that is what keeps them alive,” he says. “I think we often understate or neglect the importance of pets in people’s lives.”


Two other dogs were found at McCready’s home and reportedly were uninjured.


http://omg.yahoo.com/blogs/celeb-news/mindy-mccready-dog-happened-221325136.html

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