Heroine overdose to blame for Peaches Geldof’s death


British journalist and TV presenter Peaches Geldof passed away from a heroin overdose on April 7, 2014 at her residence in Wrotham Kent. It has been reported that the same drug also killed Geldof’s mother, Paula Yates.

Peaches Geldof

Shortly before the 25-year-old’s passing, Geldof had posted a picture on the micro-blogging site Twitter of her as a child with her mother. The daughter of Bob Geldof had spoken in the past about never getting over her mother’s passing. Media reports claimed that the toxicology tests’ results will be revealed by Detective Chief Inspector Paul Fotheringham on May 1, 2014 at an inquest hearing which will be held in Gravesend, Kent.

The police informed that when Geldof’s body was found on April 7, 2014, no drug paraphernalia was near and so far it is not known who supplied the drugs to the model. Before the scheduled inquest, the Kent Police said that the death of Peaches Geldof is still being treated as non-suspicious. The hearing is expected to last for about ten minutes and will be opened at and adjourned by Roger Hatch, the North West Kent Coroner at Gravesend Old Town Hall.

It has been reported that Geldof’s husband Thomas Cohen was away with their son Astala and he asked a friend to go to the couple’s house after he was not able to contact Geldof.

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