Mindy McCready

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What had already been a rough enough year for Mindy McCready just took another tragic turn as the country singer was hospitalized this morning for an apparent suicide attempt.

Nashville police tell E! News that, McCready, who went public in April about having had a long-term affair with pitcher Roger Clemens, was taken to nearby Centennial Hospital for a psychological evaluation Tuesday night after her brother, Timothy, "discovered that she had cut her wrists and taken several pills."

According to the incident report, Timothy said that his sister returned home incoherent after a night of drinking in downtown Nashville. When he went to her room to check on her, he found her in bed with blood on her.

Per the report, McCready had called her mother earlier in the evening, after which their mom prompted Timothy to check on his sister. When he did, McCready told him she didn't know what the concern was, but later she apparently called her assistant and told him she needed him to come over, that "she had done something bad."

Timothy found her at about 10:15 p.m.

McCready was also hospitalized in 2005 after swallowing a near-fatal dose of pills, chased with wine.

In July she overdosed on drugs and alcohol, which sent her to the emergency room at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She later checked into a Texas rehab facility following the nervous breakdown.

In October McCready spent 31 days (of a 60-day sentence) in jail for violating the terms of her probation from a 2004 guilty plea for fraudulently obtaining prescription painkillers.

—Additional reporting by Claudia Rosenbaum

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