Trailblazing Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor died by natural causes on July 26, according to the coroner. She was 56.
According to a report from the Daily Mail, she was found at a home in Herne Hill, London, when the authorities were called.
Police did not believe her death was suspicious.
“This is to confirm that Ms O’Connor died of natural causes,” a rep for Southwark Coroners Court told the outlet.
“The coroner has therefore ceased their involvement in her death.”
The Post has contacted reps for O’Connor for comment.
Police said O’Connor was “pronounced dead at the scene” after being found “unresponsive” at her London home at around 11 a.m. on July 26.
“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’s family said in a statement at the time.
The “Nothing Compares 2 U” singer’s death came just weeks after she moved into her new London home and discussed plans for new music and a tour in 2024.
Her passing also came 18 months after her 17-year-old son, Shane, died by suicide in January 2022.
“I’ve decided to follow my son. There is no point living without him,” O’Connor eerily tweeted a day after Shane’s body was found.
She was hospitalized after the tweets.
As she continued to grieve the loss, O’Connor’s management team released a statement in June 2022 announcing she was canceling all of her scheduled gigs and would not be performing for the rest of the year.
“Been living as undead night creature since. He was the love of my life, the lamp of my soul. We were one soul in two halves. He was the only person who ever loved me unconditionally. I am lost in the bardo without him,” she added.
Born on Dec. 8, 1966, O’Connor burst onto the music scene in 1987 with her debut album “The Lion and the Cobra.”
The outspoken “protest artist” became a household name in 1990 with her power ballad “Nothing Compares 2 U,” written by Prince.
The song’s music video, which featured a close-up of a tearful O’Connor against a black background, became one of the most recognizable clips of the decade.
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