Dolores O’riordan death not suspicious


The death of Cranberries singer Dolores O’riordan is not being treated as suspicious by the Metropolitan Police.

The Police also confirmed a report has been compiled under the hand to the coroner’s office to investigate the causes of O’riordan’s death.

The Irish musician, a native of Limerick, died in London suddenly on Monday, aged 46 years.

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A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said police were called to a hotel in Park Lane at 09:05 GMT on Monday, where “a woman in her mid-40s” was pronounced dead at the scene.

A statement from O’riordan’s publicist said: “The singer with the Irish band The Cranberries, was in London for a short recording session.

“No further details are available at this time.”


His band mates in The Cranberries – Noel Hogan, Fergal Lawler and Mike Hogan – a tribute to the singer on social networks.

The message said: “She was an extraordinary talent and we feel very privileged to have been part of his life since 1989.”

The end of the Twitter post by @The_Cranberries

His publicist added: “the members of the Family are devastated to hear the news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time.”

The parish priest from his native city Friarstown, Limerick, said during her funeral will take place in Ireland.

“His family are still waiting for more details to come from London about her death,” said Ballybricken and Bohermore parish priest Father James Walton.

“The plan is for her to be buried here at home. When this will be will depend on when her body is released.”Huge influence”

A book of condolences will be opened in his home city of Limerick on Tuesday in the town hall of the headquarters.

Irish president Michael d. Higgins has called his death “a great loss”, saying, O’riordan’s work with The Cranberries had “had a huge influence on rock and pop music in Ireland and abroad”.

Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar has said that she was probably “Limerick’s biggest rock star”, and his band of “capture the whole of the anguish that came with your teen”.

The Cranberries shot to international fame with their 1993 debut album, everybody Is doing it, Why not Us? and has sold over 40 million records around the world.

O’riordan, the youngest of seven children, had written her own songs since she was 12 years old.

She joined the group, while still in his teens, after he spotted an ad for a singer of rock band The Cranberry Saw Us.

Later changed to The Cranberries, the group’s most successful tracks include Linger (1993), Zombie (1994) – a protest song about the bombings that took place in connection with the conflict in Northern Ireland, as well as No Need To Argue (1994), and For the Faithful Departed (1996).

O’riordan briefly pursued a solo career after the band split in 2003, before The Cranberries reunited in 2009.

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