Irish singer Sinead O’Connor has reportedly threatened to commit suicide somewhere in Chicago according multiple reports including the Chicaog Sun-Times. O’Conoor dissappeared from a Wilmette home she was living in for a 24-hour period in May amid similar concerns about an a suicide attempt but was later found by local authorities.
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Sun-Times quoted an alert that broadcasted on Chicago Police scanners about officers being on a lookout for the singer.
“All units stand by for the All Call message. …Word from Ireland police Sergeant Claire Mulligan, Dublin, Irleand, is saying that at 15:30 hours Sinead O’Connor called and said ‘I’m on a bridge in Chicago and I’m going to jump’. If officers could keep an eye out for the celebrity.”
O’Connor is most well known for her emotional 1990 hit “Nothing Compares 2 U” which was written originally by Prince. She has continued to produce music and tour behind 10 albums in her career since.