Vocalist of The Cranberries band, Dolores ORiordan, performed at Saint Jordi Club, Barcelona, Spain, on October 4, 2012. ORIordan died in London on Monday (15/1/2018).
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Three members of The Cranberries, namely Fergal Lawler, Noel, and Mike Hogan wrote a statement on the band's Twitter account, Tuesday (16/1/2018)
"We are devastated by the death of our colleague Dolores, he has a remarkable talent and we are honored to be part of his life since 1989 when we formed The Cranberries.The world has lost a true artist Noel, Mike and Fergal.
O'Riordan was in London, England, for a recording, his spokesman told the BBC.
"The family is very sad to hear this shocking news and plead for privacy in this difficult time," said a spokesman for the O'Riordan family.
So far the cause of death of 46-year-old woman is not known. Police are still investigating the sudden death of O'Riordan.
"Officers got an emergency call at 9:05 am on Monday, January 15, to a hotel in Park Lane.A woman in her 40s was declared dead on the spot," British police Scotland Yard told People.
"Currently the cause of his death is unknown and investigations are still underway," the police continued.
In July 2017, The Cranberries was forced to cancel most of the European and American tours because O'Riordan is in recovery from a sustained back problem.
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"The doctor ordered him to cancel the tour with The Cranberries in North America.The recovery (Dolores) was not as expected," said The Cranberries at the time.
Dolores O'Riordan left three children, Taylor (20), Molly (15), and Dakota (12).