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Singer Sinéad O’Connor’s son Shane dies, aged 17

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Sinéad O’Connor and her son Shane. File

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Sinead O’Connor’s 17-year-old son Shane has died, two days after he was reported missing.


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The singer announced the news on Twitter in the early hours of 8 January, writing: “My beautiful son, Nevi’im Nesta Ali Shane O’Connor, the very light of my life, decided to end his earthly struggle today and is now with God.

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“May he rest in peace and may no one follow his example. My baby. I love you so much. Please be at peace.”

The Irish singer, 55, also shared the Bob Marley song “Ride Natty Ride”, with the caption: “This is for my Shaney. The light of my life. The lamp of my soul. My blue-eye baby. You will always be my light. We will always be together. No boundary can separate us.”

Shane, whose parents are O’Connor and Irish musician Dónal Lunny, was reported missing earlier this week, according to the Independent 

Irish police force An Garda Síochána had issued a report appealing for information on 6 January after the teenager went missing from an area of Dublin.

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