Dolores O’Riordan’s death Ruled ‘Tragic Accident’

Cranberries singer died from drown after excessive drinking


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The fatality of Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan to be ruled a "tragic accident" after ~ the singer passed away from drowning because of excessive drinking.

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The death of Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan has actually been rule a “tragic accident” in ~ an inquest at Westminster Coroner’s Court, the BBC reports.

O’Riordan died by drown after extreme drinking. Professional witnesses claimed the singer confirmed no sign or evidence of self-harm. O’Riordan was discovered dead in the bath tub at her London hotel January 15th. She was 46.

Officials told the inquest that they discovered empty party of alcohol in O’Riordan’s hotel room, including five miniature bottles and a bottle of champagne. Over there were additionally containers the prescription drugs with tablets in each, though a toxicology report proved that O’Riordan had only “therapeutic” quantities of medicine in she blood. However, she blood alcohol levels were an ext than 4 times over the legitimate driving limit.

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The surviving members that the Cranberries exit a statement adhering to the inquest, saying, “On January 15th 2018 we lost our too ~ friend and also band mate Dolores O’Riordan. This particular day we proceed to battle to involved terms v what happened. Ours heartfelt condolences go the end to Dolores’ children and also her family and our thoughts room with castle today. Dolores will certainly live on eternally in she music. Come see exactly how much the a positive affect she had actually on people’s lives has actually been a resource of good comfort come us.”


The Cranberries will release a 25th anniversary execution of their debut album, Everybody else Is act It, therefore Why Can’t We?, October 19th. The irish rock outfit began planning the task last year, however put that on organize after O’Riordan’s death. In March, the band announced castle were relocating ahead v the reissue, and a brand-new album they’d started to record.