O’Connor went out on a bicycle ride on Sunday morning in Chicago and never returned leading someone to call authorities to report her missing. The police department released a statement saying they are attempting to check the well-being of the singer.
The “Nothing Compares 2 U” singer went on the ride in the suburb of Wilmette.
Her outfit was described as a black parka, black leather pants and a sweatshirt with “Ireland” on the backside. She was last seen on a Raleigh motorized bike with a pink basket, TMZ reported. The alert also classified the Irish artist as “missing suicidal.”
Sinead O’Connor “missing suicidal”
Sinead O’Connor is missing a few months after she documented her struggles in posts and threatening suicide on Facebook (above)
In November, O’Connor posted a harrowing message to Facebook.
“There is only so much any woman can be expected to bear,” she wrote. “What was done to me this week was appalling cruelty.”
“The last two nights finished me off. I have taken an overdose. There is no other way to get respect. I am not at home, I’m at a hotel, somewhere in Ireland, under another name.” Sinead O’Connor threatend suicide again on Facebook Hours after the post, she was discovered and received medical attention.
Sinead O’Connor: Long history of suicide attempts
The post was one of many detailing her struggles, especially pertaining the custody battle with Donal Lunny over their 11-year-old son, Shane.
She spent the next few weeks in the hospital and continued to post to Facebook that her family wouldn’t be there for her and hardly visited.
O’Connor previously attempted suicide on her 33rd birthday in 1999 and shared with Oprah Winfrey in 2007 that was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
She attempted to take her life again in 2012 and then sought help.
Her most recent Facebook post was on Sunday morning — just a few hours before she was reported missing — where she called for her 28-year-old son Jake to go to court and take custody of her son, Shane, involved in the custody battle.
“Expect to be in trouble,” she wrote. “And do not abandon your brother or any other of my babies again. What you have done to your brother and your mother is LITERALLY criminal.”