Celebs mourn Mindy McCready: Haunting last tweets; ‘I’m still here’

http://twitter.com/#!/mindymccready/status/159944636180344832

That was country music star Mindy McCready’s last tweet: ‘I’m still here.”

Ms. McCready was found dead in her home last night; an apparent suicide.

Just got a call from Mindy McCready’s best friend that she shot and killed herself this evening.My heart breaks for her two boys.RIP

— Andrea Canning (@CanningAndrea) February 18, 2013

37 year old old Country music singer Mindy McCready dead in her Arkansas home of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound via CNN #RIP

— Andrew Malcolm (@AHMalcolm) February 18, 2013

I still can’t believe Mindy McCready really committed suicide. I’m in shock right now

— maria frangos (@miafrangos) February 18, 2013

Mindy McCready’s bf killed himself last month.Today she did as well.cnn.com/2013/02/17/sho…

— Mark Davis (@MarkDavis) February 18, 2013

Very sad. Country singer Mindy McCready, 37, mother of two, dies of apparent suicide.foxnews.com/entertainment/…

— Toby Harnden (@tobyharnden) February 18, 2013

RT @christinanbc6: BREAKING NEWS: Troubled country star Mindy McCready found dead in an apparent suicide. Her two children are in foster …

— Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) February 18, 2013

In trouble for quite some time, incl previous suicide attempts. Singer “Mindy McCready dead of apparent suicide” tmz.com/2013/02/17/min…

— Tammy Bruce (@HeyTammyBruce) February 18, 2013

More from Fox News:

Waren Olmstead, the coroner in Cleburne County, Ark., said in a statement McCready died Sunday apparently of a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound. An autopsy is pending.

Just last month David Wilson, McCready’s boyfriend and the father of her 9-month-old son Zayne, was found dead on the same porch where McCready’s body was found. His death also was investigated as a suicide.

McCready entered court-ordered rehab earlier this month after her father told a judge she was no longer taking care of herself or her children and was abusing drugs and alcohol. Her sons were put in foster care at the time, but it’s not clear where Zander and Zayne were at the time of McCready’s suicide.

Ms. McCready tweeted this post about the custody battle involving her son Zander.

Custody update regarding son Zander McCready mindymccreadyfans.com/custody-update…

— Mindy McCready (@mindymccready) January 19, 2012

Heartbreaking. Prior to her death, Mindy McCready tweeted more haunting statements.

@bit98 Glad you enjoyed the reading.. Glad things are looking up!! xo

— Mindy McCready (@mindymccready) January 19, 2012

Here’s an overview of a future book about my life story. I’ll post chapter excerpts periodically. Watch for them!! mindymccreadyfans.com/overview-futur…

— Mindy McCready (@mindymccready) January 19, 2012

She retweeted this:

McCready-retweet
And tweeted about the death of fellow “Celebrity Rehab” cast member Mikey Starr.

Mikey Starr I choose to remember how yu lived and not how yu died! Yur music is an everlasting gift that will always remain. We will miss yu

— Mindy McCready (@mindymccready) March 9, 2011

Twitter is mourning the loss.

GOOD NIGHT WORLD! And good night to Mindy McCready wherever you may be.. RIP…youtube.com/watch?v=NpzzY3…

— ColorMeRed (@ColorMeRed) February 18, 2013

Thoughts and prayers out to the 2 very young boys ofMindy McCready. #sad #tooYoungtooDie

— Ish (@ish_mia) February 18, 2013

So sad to wake up and hear about Mindy McCreadyher music brings back memories, my prayers are with her children & family. #MindyMcCready

— ♫Lindsay Hope♫ (@Lindsay__Linds) February 18, 2013

Just heard about Mindy McCready. My thoughts and prayers are with her 2 boys and her family.

— Darlene Locken (@darlenelocken) February 18, 2013

RT @susiebrownmusic: Heartbreaking news about Mindy McCready tonight.Please don’t ever loose #HOPE!The National Suicide Prevention L …

— Scott Baio (@ScottBaio) February 18, 2013

And celebrities took to Twitter to mourn as well.

Oh my! Mindy. Dear sweet girl. This is so sad. It just breaks my heart what addiction continues to take from this life.

— Wynonna Judd (@WynonnaMusic) February 18, 2013

Very sad to hear about Mindy McCready. When I was in Lonestar she was our label mate and we were friends. A tragic end to a talented life.

— John Rich (@johnrich) February 18, 2013

I grew up listening to Mindy McCready…so sad for her family tonight. Many prayers are going out to them…

— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) February 18, 2013

RT @thekatiecook: Mindy McCready is now at peace. Mindy, tonight I choose to remember you when your future was bright. youtu.be/gmtxVR8p5sA

— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) February 18, 2013

RIP Mindy McCready. Sad. Sad.

— Randy Jackson (@YO_RANDYJACKSON) February 18, 2013

I listened admiringly to Mindy McCready growing up. May she finally be at peace and lend her beautiful voice to heaven’s #tenthousandangels

— Clay Aiken (@clayaiken) February 18, 2013

The sad news of Mindy McCready makes her 10,000 Angels song almost too poignant to bear. May God’s peace be with her two boys & family.

— Ashley Jones (@AshleyAJones) February 18, 2013

Very sad. RIP Mindy McCready. #rip #music

— Billy The Kidd (@billyontheradio) February 18, 2013

So sad to hear about Mindy McCready. I met her in the first flush of her early career. This is a hard business. Sometimes success is poison.

— Gretchen Peters (@gretchenpeters) February 18, 2013

Very very sad about Mindy Mcready I always liked her song ” I’m still here ” always hit close to home –

— Brooke Haven (@MISSBROOKEHAVEN) February 18, 2013

Sad! Mindy McCready Dead: Country Singer Dies At 37 – huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/17/min… apparent suicide /via @pepamint83

— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) February 18, 2013

huffingtonpost.com/mobileweb/2013…Heartbreakingly sad.

— Melissa Gilbert (@MelissaEGilbert) February 18, 2013

So Tragic: RIP Mindy McCready, multi-platinum selling country artiston.vh1.com/ripMM via @vh1

— Holly Robinson Peete (@hollyrpeete) February 18, 2013

So sad. RT“@wztv_fox17: Fox 17 News has now confirmed Mindy McCready has committed suicide.”

— Martina McBride (@martinamcbride) February 18, 2013

Rest in peace, Mindy McCready. Our thoughts and prayers are with her grieving children, and with all of her loved ones.

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