Heroin “Likely To Have Played A Role” In Death Of Peaches Geldof

    The daughter of Paula Yates and Sir Bob Geldof was found dead at her home in Wrotham, Kent, on April 7.

    Heroin is likely to have played a role in Peaches Geldof’s death, an inquest has heard.

    Detective Chief Inspector Paul Fotheringham, from Kent Police, said a post-mortem was inconclusive but revealed that "recent use of heroin and the levels identified were likely to have played a role in her death.”

    "Throughout this period she maintained telephone contact with family and friends, including contact with Thomas's mother to arrange a family activity, but this was cancelled."Peaches maintained contact with family and friends throughout Sunday and at 5pm Thomas's father Keith Cohen took the youngest child, Phaedra, back to Wrotham and spent half an hour with Peaches before leaving the child with her."

    The hearing, which lasted for only four minutes, also heard Peaches’ father Sir Bob Geldof formally identify her body.