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Peaches 'was having weekly drugs tests' before death

Peaches Geldof was having weekly drugs tests which she had told her husband were negative but he became concerned that she might be, an inquest was told.

The coroner concluded Peaches Geldof's death was drug related.
The coroner concluded Peaches Geldof's death was drug related. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images

North West Kent Coroner Roger Hatch said Ms Geldof had been finding it difficult to come off methadone, although she was reducing the dosage because she did not want to take it any more.

ITV News Correspondent Nina Nannar reports:

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Messages found on phone made Peaches husband suspicious she was on heroin again though months before she seemed to have beaten addiction

Evidence suggests high purity heroin killed Peaches

Peaches Geldof died after taking high purity heroin when her body had lost its tolerance to the drug, an inquest has heard.

ITV News Correspondent Nina Nannar reports from the hearing:

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Evidence Peaches body had lost tolerance of heroin after she successfully came off so high purity stuff she took killed her

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Drugs paraphernalia found in box near where Peaches body was in spare bedroom, post mortem found puncture marks on her,

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Police: Peaches Geldof took high purity heroin

Police told the inquest of Peaches Geldof that the mother-of-two had taken high purity heroin.

ITV News Correspondent Nina Nannar reports:

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Police at Peaches inquest : she had taken high level purity heroin husband told hearing he believed she had stopped taking it

Peaches hid drugs in loft of family home, husband says

Peaches Geldof hid her drug use from her husband, hiding heroin in the loft of their family, her husband Thomas Cohen told an inquest.

Peaches Geldof and Thomas Cohen pictured together in February last year.
Peaches Geldof and Thomas Cohen pictured together in February last year. Credit: Doug Peters/Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment

Mr Cohen told the hearing his wife had started taking heroin again in February and he had witnessed her flushing drugs down the toilet at their home in Wrotham, Kent.

The musician confirmed that he had gone to stay with his parents in southeast London with the couple's two sons, Astala, two, and one-year-old Phaedra, and that she had seemed fine when he spoke to her on several occasions over the weekend.

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Passengers stranded in Tel Aviv after flights cancelled

Passengers have been stranded at Israel's main airport in Tel Aviv after many international flights to and from the US and Europe were cancelled due conflict in the region.

Passengers have been stranded at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv.
Passengers have been stranded at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. Credit: RTV
A departure board at Tel Aviv airport shows various cancelled flights.
A departure board at Tel Aviv airport shows various cancelled flights. Credit: RTV
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