4 Updates
Peaches Geldof died from heroin overdose?

Peaches Geldof died from heroin overdose?

Apr 30 2014, 7:46pm CDT | by

Peaches Geldof reportedly died of a heroin overdose. The 25-year-old socialite's body was found at the home she shared with husband Thomas Cohen and sons Phaedra, one, and Astala, two, in Wrotham,...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

20 weeks ago

Peaches Geldof died from heroin overdose?

Apr 30 2014, 7:46pm CDT | by

Peaches Geldof reportedly died of a heroin overdose.

The 25-year-old socialite's body was found at the home she shared with husband Thomas Cohen and sons Phaedra, one, and Astala, two, in Wrotham, Kent, England, on April 7, and detectives will officially announce her cause of death at an inquest on Thursday morning (01.05.14).

North West Kent Coroner Roger Hatch will confirm the results of a toxicology test, which found Peaches' died as a direct result of the class-A drug, and the inquest at Gravesend Old Town Hall will be immediately adjourned, according to the UK's The Times newspaper.

The news is sure to have come as a blow to Peaches' father, Sir Bob Geldof, as her mother Paula Yates, 41, also died of an accidental heroin overdose in 2000, when Peaches' was just 11.

Police discovered no evidence of drugs paraphernalia in the house, sparking speculation that a friend or family member may have removed evidence from the property prior to the arrival of paramedics.

An autopsy carried out on the blonde beauty's body by a Home Office Pathologist shortly after her death proved inconclusive, so samples of her blood and tissue were sent off to a laboratory for further testing.

A spokesman for the police station in Kent declined to comment on reports she overdosed and added: "The inquest opens later today and that is all I can say."

The hearing is expected to last approximately 10 minutes and a full inquest into the model and TV presenter's death will take place in late July.

Peaches - who had reportedly become increasingly obsessed with her mother's death - was laid to rest last week at St Mary Magdalene and St Lawrence Church in Davington, Kent, where her father delivered a heart-breaking eulogy.

TV presenter Alexa Chung, model Kate Moss, Razorlight frontman Johnny Borrell, singer Eliza Doolittle, actress Jaime Winstone and Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman were among the other mourners at her funeral.

 
Update
4

8 weeks ago

Peaches Geldof's husband Thomas Cohen 'hasn't been back to their house in 15 weeks because he is so traumatised by her death'

Jul 26 2014 6:13am CDT | Source: Daily Mail

The 24-year-old found his wife after she died at their home in Wrotham, Kent, where an inquest this week heard almost 80 syringes were found. ...
Source: Daily Mail  Full article at: Daily Mail
 

 
Update
3

8 weeks ago

Here's Why It's OK to Be Upset Over Peaches Geldof's Death

Jul 25 2014 5:30pm CDT | Source: Fish Wrapper

Peaches Geldof passed away a few months ago, and this week we learned that the official cause of death was a heroin overdose. Peaches was found in her home with heroin and syringes and the like, oh, and also her 11 month old son. She was alone with the baby for the weekend, and that's when she not only did heroin, but enough heroin to kill her. When she was responsible for her child. This is what we call a rough, rough situation.It's especially rough, ...
Source: Fish Wrapper   Full article at: Fish Wrapper
 

 
Update
2

8 weeks ago

The last interview: Peaches Geldof on fame, heroin and Elliot Smith

Jul 25 2014 9:23am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

One of the first things I told her was that I knew very little of her back story, and Peaches laughed in a fulsome way that I quickly came to see as an essential part of her personality. There was something overflowing about her. An avidity, combined with enormous mental energy. I think the laughter was partly surprise — intentionally, I hadn’t done my homework — and partly relief. ‘The worst thing,’ she ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/28" rel="author">Bang Showbiz</a>
BANG Showbiz is the world's premier entertainment news agency providing the most exciting celebrity news to online, print and broadcast media outlets across the globe.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Kanye West visits college
Kanye West visits college
Kanye West made a secret visit to LA Trade Technical College last week, where he gave a talk about his inspirations.
 
 
Simon Cowell congratulates Terri Seymour on pregnancy
Simon Cowell congratulates Terri Seymour on pregnancy
Simon Cowell has congratulated his ex-girlfriend Terri Seymour after she revealed she is four weeks pregnant, and he joked she should call the little one Simon if it is a boy.
 
 
Miley Cyrus burglars to face imprisonment
Miley Cyrus burglars to face imprisonment
Tylor Scott and Naomi Charles - who broke into Miley Cyrus' home in June - are to face prison sentences.
 
 
Social exclusion prompts employees to cheat
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Managers must see that none of the employees feels excluded as even perception of social exclusion may lead to employees to engage in seedy activities, which may ultimately affect the organisation, suggests a study.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Separatist teacher jailed for life in China
Beijing, Sep 23 (IANS) Ilham Tohti, a teacher belonging to the Uygur ethnic group, was Tuesdaysentenced to life in prison for separatism in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region,...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
US informed Syria in advance of strikes against IS
Damascus, Sep 23 (IANS) Washington had informed Syria of airstrikes against positions of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria before these strikes started, the Syrian foreign ministry said in a statement Tuesday. The...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Social exclusion prompts employees to cheat
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Managers must see that none of the employees feels excluded as even perception of social exclusion may lead to employees to engage in seedy activities, which may ultimately affect the...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Healthy lifestyle key to cut heart attack risk in men
London, Sep 23 (IANS) If the very thought of heart attacks makes you squirm, making a few amends in your lifestyle can help you breathe easy. According to a new study, healthy lifestyle choices may help men cut down...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
How to help shy kids learn
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) If your kids are shy - anxious, fearful, socially withdrawn, and isolated - it is more important to engage them in learning activities than trying to change them, says a study. A programme...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Miley Cyrus out with her meme
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus has photoshopped her childhood face from a picture and shared it online. Along with the childhood photograph, the 21-year-old has modified images of her raunchiest concert...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Muguruza stuns Halep at Wuhan Open
Wuhan (China), Sep 23 (IANS) Aggressive Spanish tennis player Garbine Muguruza pulled off the biggest upset of the Wuhan Open Tuesday, rallying from a set down to stun second seed Simona Halep. The two WTA rising...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Three people killed in Pakistan blast
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) At least three people, including a woman and a security official, were killed and six injured Tuesday in a blast targeting a convoy of the Frontier Corps (FC) in Pakistan, media reported. The...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Nepali man dies during indefinite fast for justice
Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) Nanda Prasad Adhikari has died while staging a "fast-unto-death" the past 11 months for pressing for his demand that his son's killer during the country's insurgency era be brought to justice...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Sun Yang eyes first men's gold for Chinese swimming
Incheon, Sep 23 (IANS) Chinese swimmer Sun Yang showed up as promised in 400m freestyle heats Tuesday morning and managed to enter the final with the top result of three minutes and 51.17 seconds at Munhak Park Tae-...
Read more on Sport Balla