Sinéad O’Connor Reported Missing in Chicago Area

Singer last seen early Sunday morning

UPDATE (5/16/16, 3:35PM): AP Chicago reports that Sinéad O’Connor has been found.

Sinead O’Connor has been reported as “missing suicidal” by Chicago area police.

According to Billboard, O’Connor was last seen leaving her residing town of Wilmette, Illinois at 6:00 AM, Sunday morning. TMZ first reported that she was riding “on a Raleigh motorized bicycle with a pink basket,” in a “black parka, black leather pants and a sweatshirt with ‘Ireland on the back.”

Billboard recieved the following notice from the Chicago police:

“The Wilmette Police is seeking to check the well-being of Sinead O’Connor. O’Connor reportedly left the Wilmette area for a bicycle ride yesterday [May 15] at 6:00 a.m. and has not returned. A caller has expressed concern for her well-being and no other information is available at this time.”

Shortly after she was last seen, Sinéad O’Connor posted this to her Facebook:

Last November, O’Connor went missing briefly after posting messages to Facebook that she might hurt herself. She’s been vocal about her struggles with PTSD, depression and suicidal tendencies to the public in the past.


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