Sinead O’Connor was found ‘unresponsive’ at home, police confirm in statement

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    SinéadO Connor was found "unresponsive" at her home in London before she was sadly pronounced dead.

    The tragic news broke on Wednesday (July 26) that the Irish legend had passed away aged 56, just 18 months after the death of her 17-year-old son Shane.

    Ad now more details of her cause of death have emerged with police issuing a statement – revealing her death is "not being treated as suspicious."

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    They also confirmed the Nothing Compares 2 U hitmaker died in her home in Lambeth, in South East London.

    A police statement confirmed: "Police were called at 11:18hrs on Wednesday, 26 July to reports of an unresponsive woman at a residential address in the SE24 area."

    The statement went on: "Officers attended. A 56-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene."

    "Next of kin have been notified. The death is not being treated as suspicious. A file will be prepared for the Coroner."

    Sinéad's family revealed they were "devastated" in a heartbreaking statement about her death which read: "It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Sinéad.

    "Her family and friends are devastated and have requested privacy at this very difficult time."

    Sinéad- who changed her name to Shuhada' Sadaqat in 2018 when she converted to Islam – is survived by her three children.

    However her son Shane died by suicide last year at the age of 17 after he had gone missing for two days.

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    He took his own life after going missing from where he was staying at the Tallaght Hospital in Dublin and it was later confirmed that his funeral would be held at the Newlands Cross crematorium in Dublin.

    Sinéad announced his death online, tweeting: "May he rest in peace and may no one follow his example. My baby. I love you so much. Please be at peace."

    The musician's final post shared a picture of her late son where she shared her heartache over his passing.

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