Sinéad O’Connor revealed that her 17-year-old son took his own life by hanging himself after he disappeared from the hospital last week.. The Irish singer posted on social media a heartbreaking description of the circumstances of her son’s death.
O’Connor had revealed yesterday on Twitter that his “beautiful” son Shane, whom he described as “the light of his life”, had “decided to end his earthly struggle”, but today he confirmed the dramatic details of the suicide. He said that the teenager hanged himself and reported negligence by the Police and the Irish Agency for Minors.
“I have formally identified the remains of my son, Shane. May God forgive the Irish State because I never will, “he wrote. on your social media profile. “Now Tusla (the Irish juvenile agency) wants to discuss a press release with me, no doubt wanting me to join in their efforts to make my son’s death look like it was not at the hands of the Irish state,” she added still shocked.
The Irish artist does not understand how her son escaped from the hospital where he was supposed to be cared for and guarded.
“I am going to take private time to mourn my son. When I am ready, I will tell exactly how the Irish State in ignorant, evil, self-serving and lying ways allowed and facilitated his death, “he charged.
And he denounced: “And any statement from Tusla suggesting that a) they did the best they could b) they care or c) they have the deepest sympathy for anyone here except their lawyers, is a shitty trap that has killed too many children and not going to wash this time. Too many children are dying because of Tusla. “
Yesterday, after confirming the death, the singer dedicated a Bob Marley song to her son, Ride natty ride. “This is for my Shaney. Light of my life. The lamp of my soul. My blue-eyed baby. You will always be my light. We will always be together. No limit can separate us, “he wrote on Twitter.
The 17-year-old had disappeared from Newbridge, County Kildare, last Thursday and was last seen on Friday. in the morning in the Tallaght area, Dublin 24. In the search alert, which was reissued on Friday, officers said they were concerned for his well-being.
The singer rose to fame with the 1990 worldwide hit “Nothing Compares to U,” written by Prince, and has made several critically acclaimed albums. In 2018, he announced his conversion to Islam and changed his name to Shuhada Davitt.
The result of Irish folk musician and producer Dónald Lunny’s relationship with Sinéad O’Connor, Shane was born on March 10, 2004. The couple’s relationship ended shortly after the now-deceased young man was born. The singer is mother of three other children: Jake Reynolds (34), born from the singer’s relationship with Donal Reynolds, with whom she was married between 1987 and 1991; Roisin Waters (25), fruit of O’Connor’s relationship with journalist John Waters; and Yeshua Bonadio (15), son of American businessman Frank Bonadio, from whom the singer separated in 2017.
In the United States, there is the National Suicide Prevention Network to ask for help, you can call 1-888-628-9454 or 1-800-273-8255, the National Suicide Prevention Service line, to speak with someone who will provide you free and confidential support 24 hours a day, seven days a week. CDC also recommends its own prevention policies, programs, and practices.
In Mexico, the National System for Support, Psychological Council and Crisis Intervention by Telephone (SAPTEL) offers telephone assistance 24 hours a day at the number: 0155 5259-8121. In the United States, you can dial + 1-888-628-9454.
While at the Buenos Aires Suicide Assistance Center they attend to anyone in crisis on the free lines 135 from Buenos Aires and GBA or at (54-11) 5275-1135 24 hours a day. You can also call the Suicidal Family Attention Center (CAFS): Tel. (011) 4758-2554 (email@example.com – www.familiardesuicida.com.ar).