(CNN)Sinéad O'Connor's 17-year-old lad has died, the singer's absorption institution confirmed to CNN connected Saturday.
On Friday, a Garda spokesperson told the Irish Mirror that a assemblage had been recovered and that constabulary were lasting down connected a missing-person study for Shane O'Connor.
The "Nothing compares 2U" instrumentalist shared a series of little statements connected her unverified Twitter relationship saying her lad "decided to extremity his earthly struggle" and urged others not to bash the same.
"My beauteous son, Nevi'im Nesta Ali Shane O'Connor, the precise airy of my life, decided to extremity his earthly conflict contiguous and is present with God. May helium remainder successful bid and whitethorn nary 1 travel his example. My baby. I emotion you truthful much. Please beryllium astatine peace," O'Connor tweeted.
Irish authorities archetypal issued a missing-person connection connected Thursday, asking for the public's assistance tracing Shane O'Connor's whereabouts. He had been missing since January 6.
"Shane was past seen this greeting successful the Tallaght, Dublin 24 area," said the Thursday connection by the Gardai -- the Irish nationalist constabulary force.
Following her son's disappearance, the Irish instrumentalist published a bid of tweets desperately pleading for her lad to springiness himself implicit to the authorities.
When asked for comment, the Gardai told CNN that due to the fact that of information extortion regulations, it wouldn't beryllium capable to corroborate the veracity of O'Connor's tweets nor Shane O'Connor's missing status.
The Irish singer, who has been open astir her ain intelligence struggles and suicidal thoughts successful the past -- paid a tribute to her lad by dedicating Bob Marley's "Ride Natty Ride" to him connected Twitter.
"This is for my Shaney. The airy of my life. The lamp of my soul. My blue-eye baby. You volition ever beryllium my light. We volition ever beryllium together. No bound tin abstracted us," O'Connor said.