The Cranberries' Frontwoman Dolores O' Riordan Dies At 46 In A Hotel Room In London

News by Joey Jordan Published on 16 Jan,2018 Updated on 16 Jan,2018

Cranberries' lead singer Dolores O’ Riordan has tragically died at 46 in London- the news has left the band member, and fans devastated.

O’Riordan’s publicist confirmed her death to Us Weekly saying:

Dolores O’ Riordan sudden death has left cranberries in mourn.

The 46-year-old frontwoman and a mother of three, O' Riordan, who arrived London for a brief recording, was found dead at the London Hilton hotel, London's Park Lane on January 15. The cause of her death is not known yet. Moreover, one of her family members has asked for the privacy at such a difficult time.

Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of Cranberries died at 46 in London

Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of Cranberries, died at 46 in London

Source: The Telegraph

The Metropolitan Police arrived the hotel at around 9:05 in the Monday morning and after investigating the scene, the Metropolitan Police spokesman said: 

Police in Westminister are dealing with a sudden death.

He continued,

Officers were called at 9:05hrs on Monday, 15 January to a hotel in Park Lane, W1. A woman in her mid-40s was pronounced dead at the scene. At this early stage the death is being treated as unexplained. Inquiries continue.

Meanwhile, a spokeswoman for the London Hilton hotel said, 

It is with deep regret that we can confirm a guest sadly passed away at the hotel on Monday 15th January.

She added,

We offer our sincere condolences to their family at this difficult time. Team members acted swiftly to alert the Metropolitan Police and we are co-operating fully with their investigation.

Fellow band members Mike Hogan, Noel Hogan, and Fergal Lawler expressed their sorrow on Dolores' death in a Tweet through The Cranberries' official Twitter.

Last year, Dolores revealed her battle with depression and mental health troubles for years. Only about a month ago, she shared she has been convalescing. She also shared she has been recovering well in her social media.