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Sinead O’Connor Official Cause of Death Revealed


Sinéad O’Connor died of natural causes, a statement from coroner has said.

The singer was found unresponsive at her south London home in July and pronounced dead at the age of 56.

“This is to confirm that Ms O’Connor died of natural causes,” the statement from Southwark Coroner’s Court said on January 9.

“The coroner has therefore ceased their involvement in her death,” the statement added.

The day after Sinéad O’Connor’s death was announced, police said it was not being treated as suspicious. 

The Irish musician had recently moved back to London, tweeting earlier that month that she had been away for 23 years.

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Sinéad O’Connor, known for being an activist as well as a singer, was best known for her single Nothing Compares 2 U, released in 1990, which reached number one and brought her worldwide fame.

Outspoken in her social and political views, Sinéad O’Connor released 10 studio albums between 1987 and 2014.

In 1991, she was was named artist of the year by Rolling Stone magazine and took home the Brit Award for international female solo artist.

In 2018, Sinéad O’Connor converted to Islam and changed her name to Shuhada’ Sadaqat, but continued to perform under her birth name. She released a memoir, Rememberings, in 2021.

Earlier in the day, it was announced that a tribute concert for Sinéad O’Connor and The Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan will take place in New York City’s Carnegie Hall on March 20.

The one-night-only show called Sinéad & Shane at Carnegie Hall will be a celebration of both their lives.

Artists such as Mountain Goats, Cat Power, and Dropkick Murphys are set to cover a number of Sinéad O’Connor and Shane MacGowan’s songs.

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