Cranberries vocalist Dolores O’Riordan suddenly passed away on January 15th (2018) in London at the age of 46 years old. It has now been revealed that the 46-year-old drowned due to alcohol intoxication. The BBC reported that Westminster Coroner’s Court found that O’Riordan was discovered submerged in a bathtub at the Park Lane Hilton Hotel in the city after drinking an excessive amount of alcohol.
It’s reported that she had no other injuries, and with the report calling her death a “tragic accident.”
Read The Cranberries’ Statement below:
“On January 15th, 2018 we lost our dear friend and band mate Dolores O’Riordan. Today, we continue to struggle to come to terms with what happened. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Dolores’ children and her family and our thoughts are with them today. Dolores will live on eternally in her music. To see how much of a positive impact she had on people’s lives has been a source of great comfort to us. We’d like to say thank you to all our fans for the outpouring of message and their continued support during this very difficult time. We request, please, for our privacy to be respected at this time.”
— The Cranberries (@The_Cranberries) September 6, 2018