Sinead O’Connor: London Police issue statement after Irish singer dies aged 56
Police in the UK have released a statement on Sinead O'Connor's death.
The Met Police in London have released a statement following the death of Sinead O'Connor.
On Wednesday evening, it was announced that the Irish singer-songwriter, 56, had died. The London police have said that the musician was found 'unresponsive' at her home in the Lambeth area of the city.
The Met Police statement reads:
"Police were called at 11:18hrs on Wednesday, 26 July to reports of an unresponsive woman at a residential address in the SE24 area. 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."
O'Connor's family have released also released a statement, which reads:
"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."
O'Connor released 10 studio albums during her career, with her single 'Nothing Compares 2 U' becoming the number-one single in the world back in 1990.
Following the news of her death, people have taken to social media to share many thousands of tributes to O'Connor.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar were among those who paid tribute to O'Connor writing: "Really sorry to hear of the passing of Sinéad O’Connor.
Her music was loved around the world and her talent was unmatched and beyond compare. "Condolences to her family, her friends and all who loved her music. Ar dheis Dé go Raibh a hAnam."
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