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Sinead O'Connor's 17-Year-Old Son Dies After Going Missing

Sinéad O'Connor's 17-year-old son has died after being missing.

The singer shared the sad news on Twitter.

"My beautiful son, Nevi'im Nesta Ali Shane O'Connor, the very light of my life, decided to end his earthly struggle today and is now with God. May he rest in peace and may no one follow his example. My baby. I love you so much. Please be at peace," O'Connor tweeted.

"Shane was last seen this morning in the Tallaght, Dublin 24 area," the Irish national police force said in a statement on Thursday. He was found on Saturday.

After he went missing, she tweeted, "Like, how has a seventeen year old traumatised young person WHO WAS ON SUICIDE WATCH in Tallaght Hosptial’s Lynn Ward been able to go missing??? Hospital of course so far refusing to take any responsibility. Anything happens to my son on their watch? Lawsuits."