The young man was under medical surveillance for a suicide attempt.
The Irish police have confirmed the worst of the news. After singer Sinéad O’Connor reported her young son missing this week, the boy’s body has been found dead. Shane Lunny was 17 years old and the circumstances surrounding his death remain a mystery.
Like his mother, he suffered from some mental health problems, and the young man was under surveillance for suicide risk at a medical center, but allegedly escaped from the facility last Thursday. The last time he was seen, according to authorities, was in Tallaght, south of the Irish capital.
Police sources have confirmed that the body of the minor was found yesterday, Friday, January 7, and after the discovery the search warrant for Shane Lunny was canceled, which led to connecting the dots and understanding that it was the son of the famous singer. “Following the recovery of a body in the Bray area of Wicklow on Friday, January 7, the ‘missing person’ appeal regarding 17-year-old Shane O’Connor has been stopped,” the spokesperson explained. from the Irish authorities.
Sinéad O’Connor took to Twitter to publicly mourn her loss: ” My beautiful son, Nevi’im Nesta Ali Shane O’Connor, the light of my life, decided to end his earthly anguish today and is now with God .”
It was in 2019 when the singer announced for the first time that her own son had disappeared, and at that time he was only 14 years old.
According to the Irish media, after the minor’s disappearance, O’Connor threatened Tallaght Hospital with a lawsuit in case “something happened” to her son, a fatal prediction that, unfortunately, has come true.
Young Shane Lunny was the fruit of O’Connor’s relationship with folk singer Dónal Lunny. In addition, the artist has three other children: Roisin Waters, Jake Reynolds, and Yeshua Bonadio.