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'Suicidal' Sinead O'Connor resurfaces on Facebook

Chicago police were looking for Irish singer
Posted: 4:32 AM, Jun 24, 2016
Updated: 2016-06-24 15:23:47Z

Another search for Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor appears to be another false alarm. 

Chicago police advised officers to be on the lookout for O'Connor Thursday after receiving a report she threatened to jump from a bridge.

Police spokesman Officer Thomas Sweeney said there wasn’t an active police search for O'Connor, but that Irish authorities reported O'Connor contacted her family, saying she was suicidal.

Sweeney said officers spotted someone threatening to jump from a bridge over a Chicago expressway, but it turned out to be a 54-year-old man. He was taken to a hospital.

O’Connor surfaced on her Facebook page Friday morning, responding to Britain’s vote to exit the European Union, and dismissing reports that she’s missing and suicidal.

Oh and by the way it's (expletive) I jumped off a bridge, some stupid (expletive) up at Swords Garda station decided she'd like to throw a bit of false and malicious gossip about is all). AM FAR TOO (expletive) HAPPY FOR THAT!! -- O'Connor's Facebook page

Last month, suburban Chicago police put out a well-being check for O'Connor after she reportedly went on a bike ride Sunday morning and didn't return. She was later found safe at a hotel.

Her representatives didn't immediately respond to requests for comment.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.