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Fears grow for singer Sinead O’Connor after she is reported missing and possibly suicidal

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 23: Musician Sinead O'Connor performs at the Highline Ballroom on February 23, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Musician Sinead O’Connor performs in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

IRISH singer Sinead O’Connor has gone missing in America, according to a report from celebrity gossip website TMZ.  

O’Connor, who has spoken openly about her battle with depression, is said to be missing in Chicago, and police have reason to believe she’s a suicide risk.

Last year, the singer sparked global concern for her well-being after a Facebook post on her page said that she had “taken an overdose.”

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The TMZ report states: “The singer went out on a bicycle ride Sunday around 1pm in the Chicago suburb of Wilmette, and has not been seen since. Someone called cops to report she hadn’t returned from the bike ride … and officers are now searching for her.”

O’Connor is being classified as “missing suicidal.”

“She was last seen on a Raleigh motorized bicycle with a pink basket. She’s not exactly in typical cycling gear — black parka, black leather pants and a sweatshirt with “Ireland” on the back.”

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2 comments on “Fears grow for singer Sinead O’Connor after she is reported missing and possibly suicidal”

  1. Boston,USA

    It was reported on the 4:00 pm WBZ Boston Radio News today that police located her in a Chicago suburb and she is in good physical condition.

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  2. Boston,USA

    CBS News here in the U.S. reports that she was located by police in the Chicago suburb of Wilmette, Illinois at 1:30 today Central time.

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