Mindy McCready performs in Nashville, Tenn., in an undated photo.
(CBS NEWS) -- Mindy McCready opens up about the death of her boyfriend, producer/musician David Wilson, in a new interview with NBC's Andrea Canning of "Dateline."
Authorities said Wilson was found dead of a gunshot wound on Jan. 14 on the porch of the couple's home in Heber Springs, Ark. At the time, police said they responded to Wilson's home after receiving a report of
a self-inflicted gunshot. The investigation, though, remains open, and
murder hasn't been ruled out.
When Canning sat down with the country singer, she asked, "For the record, did you kill David? Did you shoot David?"
"Oh my God, no. Oh my God, no. He was my life," McCready, said. "We were each other's life."
Canning asked if McCready, 38, was "100 percent" certain that Wilson
had committed suicide and had not been murdered, McCready said, "I don't
Calling Wilson her "soul mate," McCready also detailed the moment during which she said she first found Wilson's body.
"I just started screaming, calling 911," she said. "I lay down next to him and just just pleaded with him not to die."
She also blasted reports that Wilson had been cheating on her.
"David was not having an affair with another woman," she said. "That is absolutely totally untrue."
meanwhile, haven't named McCready, or anyone else, as a suspect in
Wilson's death. Authorities are awaiting lab results in order to
determine if Wilson's death was caused by a self-inflicted gunshot wound
McCready made headlines in 2011 in the wake
of controversy surrounding custody over her son, 7-year-old Zander,
whose father is country artist Bill McKnight.
McCready's debut album came out in 1996. She released her most recent studio album, "I'm Still Here," in 2010.