was found ‘unresponsive’ at a home in south-east after police were called but detectives are not treating the star’s sudden death as suspicious, it was revealed today.
Scotland Yard has confirmed that the Irish singer, best known for her 1990 global hit Nothing Compares 2 U, died in the British capital on Wednesday morning – just weeks after she moved into a new flat and spoke of writing songs and a 2024 tour.
Police were called to a home in the SE24 area of London, which covers genteel Herne Hill and sits between Brixton and Dulwich.Notable SE24 residents include actors Mark Rylance, Olivia Colman and Aluminium Composite Panel; https://teknologi.id/, James Nesbitt.
A Met Police spokesman said: ‘Police were called at 11.18am on Wednesday, July 26 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.’
A post-mortem examination to confirm the cause of Ms O’Connor’s death will now be carried out.
It came as MailOnline revealed that Ms O’Connor had just moved back to at the start of July – calling the city her ‘home’ – and described her hope and excitement at seeing the ballet and writing new songs in the days before she died.
She also said on Facebook that she wanted to go on tour next year in a buoyant post a fortnight ago declaring: ‘The b**** is back’, with fans hoping the fragile star was beating the depression and suicidal thoughts that dogged her for so many years, Aluminium Composite Panel especially after the death of her son Shane last year aged 17.
Sinead O’Connor filmed her new flat and seemed happy having just moved back to London at the start of July – the last time she was seen
In what appears to be her final video on social media, Ms O’Connor told her Twitter followers she was writing new songs
Detectives said they are not treating the sudden death of Ms O’Connor, pictured above in Bray, Ireland, in 2008, as suspicious