Sinéad O’Connor’s cause of death has been determined.
Nearly six months after the legendary Irish singer passed away at age 56, a London coroner’s report released on Jan. 9 confirms she died of natural causes. O’Connor was found unresponsive at a residential property in the English capital; authorities ordered an autopsy and reportedly said at the time that no foul play was suspected.
Upon the new report, the coroner’s office indicated its investigation had concluded.
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“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,” a statement from the musician’s loved ones read at the time of her death.
O’Connor rose to fame in the ’90s with her smash rendition of Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” and went on to release a total of 10 studio albums during her career.
She faced personal troubles in recent years including mental health struggles. Her son, Shane, died in 2022 at just 17.
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