Peaches Geldof

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Peaches Geldof Wrote in Blood: Drugs Won't Kill Me

Diary entry written using syringe: reports

(Newser) - Six years before she died of a heroin overdose , Peaches Geldof apparently swore drugs wouldn't kill her. She's said to have made the vow in her own blood—using a syringe—in the diary of rocker Pete Doherty, himself well known for drug use, the New York Daily ... More »

Peaches Geldof Was Heroin Addict: Husband

Drugs found in system too pure for relapsed addict, inquest hears

(Newser) - A coroner has ruled that Peaches Geldof did, indeed, die of a heroin overdose , and her husband, Thomas Cohen, admitted at the inquest looking into her April death that she was using again shortly before her death, the Guardian reports. The 25-year-old mother of two had been taking methadone for... More »

Peaches Geldof Overdosed on Heroin: Report

It's not clear how she got the drugs

(Newser) - Toxicology tests show that Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose, according to the Times , which says the results will be announced at an inquest hearing today. Police found no evidence of drugs near the 25-year-old's body, and Geldof had repeatedly insisted her drug-taking days were behind her. (The... More »

Peaches Geldof's Son Found Near Her Body

Husband asked friend to check on her after she didn't answer phone

(Newser) - Heartbreaking details about Peaches Geldof's final moments are trickling out: The Sun reports that her 11-month-old son, Phaedra, was near her, playing, when her body was found. "The hope is that Phaedra is so young he wasn’t aware of what was going on," says a source,... More »

Quit Your 'Synthetic' Grieving for Peaches Geldof

Tonya Gold is worried about 'deadness of spirit' in our modern world

(Newser) - Peaches Geldof was a public persona who died in the digital age , and thus all kinds of people have felt compelled to comment about her life and speculate about her death on social media. At the Guardian , Tonya Gold is not pleased about what this says about our society. "... More »

Peaches Geldof Wrote of 'Bliss' Before Death

Meanwhile, post-mortem results inconclusive

(Newser) - Peaches Geldof's death remains a mystery: A post-mortem examination was inconclusive, police say, so we still have no cause of death. The next step: toxicology tests, which could take several weeks, the BBC reports. Yesterday, Mother&Baby published Geldof's final column; she started working there earlier this year.... More »

What Killed Peaches Geldof?

Police find no evidence of drugs, suicide note, or injury: reports

(Newser) - The death of 25-year-old Peaches Geldof is still baffling a day later: Police are investigating, and a forensic pathologist will try to determine cause of death tomorrow, but while police are calling it an "unexplained sudden death," they do not consider it suspicious. Geldof was known for being... More »

Peaches Geldof Dead at 25

Cause of death not yet clear

(Newser) - British model, TV presenter, and socialite Peaches Geldof is dead at age 25. Police were called to an address in Kent, England, over "concern for the welfare of a woman" there today, and Geldof was later pronounced dead by paramedics, the BBC reports. Geldof, daughter of musician Bob Geldof... More »

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