Sinéad O’Connor: Police confirm: Your 17-year-old son was found dead

Sinead O’Connor
Son Shane is dead

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A few days ago it became known that the son of singer Sinéad O’Connor is missing. Now there is a sad certainty: Shane was found dead.

A whole world collapses for Sinéad O’Connor, 55. After her son was declared missing, the singer now shares an emotional post that Shane has passed away at the age of only 17.

Sinéad O’Connor: “Today my wonderful son decided to end his earthly battle”

On her social media post, O’Connor explains: “My wonderful son, Nevi’im Nesta Ali Shane O’Connor, the light of my life, decided today to end his earthly battle and is now with God. May he be in Rest peace and may no one follow his example. My baby. I love you so much. Please rest in peace. “

Shane apparently left the hospital unseen on Thursday, where he was being held for two suicide attempts. He is said to have been spotted in southern Dublin on Friday. The police confirmed the death of the 17-year-old on Saturday, January 8, 2022. “After a body was recovered in the Bray area of ​​Wicklow on Friday, January 7th, 2022, the missing person’s appeal for Shane O’Connor, age 17, has been suspended.”

Information on offers of assistance

Do you have suicidal thoughts? The telephone counseling offers help. It is anonymous, free and available around the clock at 0800/1110111 and 0800/1110222. A list of nationwide aid agencies can be found on the website of the “German Society for Suicide Prevention”.

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