Heroin involved in Peaches Geldof’s death 

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  • AP Photo/C. d'Ettorre, file
  • In this Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 file photo, Peaches Geldof arrives to attend the ETAM's ready to wear fall/winter 2014-2015 fashion collection presented in Paris. Heroin is like to have played a role in the death of 25-year-old model and television personality Peaches Geldof, authorities said Thursday.
Heroin “likely played a role” in the recent death of Peaches Geldof.

An inquest revealed that the 25-year-old TV presenter and model had the drug in her system at the time of her death earlier last month, ABC News reported on Thursday.

After an initial post-mortem was inconclusive, “forensic samples were obtained and sent for examination with the results concluding there was recent use of heroin and that the levels identified were likely to have played a role in her death,” British authorities revealed.

Geldof’s mother Paula Yates also died from a heroin overdose in 2000 when Peaches was 11. Peaches’ last photo she shared on Instagram was an old photo showing Yates holding her when she was a child.


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