Dolores O'Riordan died of drowning due to alcohol intoxication, inquest hears 2 years ago

Dolores O'Riordan died of drowning due to alcohol intoxication, inquest hears

The Cranberries frontwoman passed away in January.

Dolores O'Riordan died as a result of drowning due to alcohol intoxication, according to information revealed by an inquest at Westminster Coroner's Court.

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The cause of death was read aloud in court on Thursday morning, the day of what would have marked her 47th birthday.

The Limerick star was found dead in a London hotel on 15 January, where she was staying before a planned series of recording sessions.

Various tests were carried out after a post-mortem examination, upon which Metropolitan Police ruled out any foul play.