Country singer Daron Norwood found dead in his apartment

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Daron Norwood has died at the age of 49.

The country music singer was found in the bedroom of his Texas apartment by his landlord on Wednesday, according to UsWeekly.

The crooner was best known for his Nineties hit songs Cowboys Don’t Cry, If It Wasn’t for Her, I Wouldn’t Have You, My Girl Friday and Bad Dog, No Biscuit. He quit the music business in 1995 because of his addiction to drugs and alcohol.

He was last seen out with friends on Tuesday evening,

According to police spokesman Chief Brent Harrison of the Hereford Police Department, he was discovered around 2 pm on Wednesday afternoon.

‘On July 22nd, 2015, at approximately 2 p.m., officers of the Hereford Police Department, along with medical personnel were sent to the 100 block of Hereford Calle in reference to an unresponsive subject,’ Harrison told Us.

‘On arrival, Daron Norwood, age 49, was found in the bedroom of the apartment, deceased. No signs of foul play were observed and the incident remains under investigation.’

Norwood released three albums: self-titled Daron Norwood in 1993; Ready, Willing And Able in 1995; and I Still Believe in 2012.

Six of his singles were on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. He was twice in the country top 40.

Daron grew up in Texas and then moved to Nashville in 1988. There the the son of a preacher tried to launch his country music career. His idols were Johnny Cash and George Strait.

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