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Police Struggling To Understand 'Unexplained' Death Of Cranberries Singer Dolores

Jan. 15 2018, Updated 5:29 p.m. ET

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The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan died suddenly this Monday in her London hotel room – and now her heartbroken bandmates are speaking out on the tragedy.

"Irish and international singer Dolores O'Riordan has died suddenly in London today. She was 46 years old. The lead singer with the Irish band The Cranberries, was in London for a short recording session. No further details are available at this time," shared the band on Facebook.

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"Family members are devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time," added O'Riordan's rep after the sad news.

Police in Westminster tell The Blast they responded and officers were called to a hotel in Park Lane on Monday at 9:05 AM. The 46-year-old O'Riordan was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials tell us "at this early stage, the death is being treated as unexplained."

Westminster Police were called to a hotel in Park Lane at 9:05 AM this Monday, according to The Blast. The 46-year-old was immediately pronounced dead.

"At this early stage, the death is being treated as unexplained," investigators told the publication.

As RadarOnline.com previously reported, Dolores O'Riordan suffered from severe back problems. She was expected to perform on tour with the Cranberries later this year.

The beloved "Zombie" singer is survived by her three young children: Taylor, 20, Molly, 16, and Dakota, 12.

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