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Peaches' post-mortem examination to take place

The grieving family of Peaches Geldof, who died aged 25 on Monday, may find out what caused her sudden death when a post-mortem examination takes place today.

A post-mortem examination will take place today. Credit: RICHARD GOLDSCHMIDT/NEWZULU

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The body of the mother-of-two was found at her home in Wrotham, Kent, and police have said her death is not considered suspicious but was unexplained.

Ms Geldof was just 11 when her mother died from an accidental heroin overdose in 2000 and on Sunday she posted a picture of herself as a child with Paula Yates accompanied with the message "me and my mum".

Her body was found on Monday afternoon after officers were called "following a report of concern for the welfare of a woman", a Kent Police spokesman said.

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Peaches Geldof was 'life and soul'

The Editor of Mother & Baby magazine, Claire Irvin, has paid tribute to Peaches Geldof, saying that the mother-of-two was the "life and soul" of the editorial team when she was there.

The magazine, which Peaches only joined recently, also released a statement "heartfelt sympathies and condolences" to her family.

More: Peaches Geldof death 'unexplained but non-suspicious'

Police officers search Peaches Geldof's home

Police officers are continuing to search the Kent home of Peaches Geldof, who died yesterday aged 25.

A forensics officer searches the house following the death of 25-year-old Peaches Geldof.
A forensics officer searches the house following the death of 25-year-old Peaches Geldof. Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
Police officers at the home of Peaches Geldof in Wrotham, Kent, today.
Police officers at the home of Peaches Geldof in Wrotham, Kent, today. Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
Police officers arrive at the home in Wrotham, Kent.
Police officers arrive at the home in Wrotham, Kent. Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

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Peaches Geldof: Post mortem tomorrow

The post mortem of Peaches Geldof will take place tomorrow.

Kent County Council said in a statement that her body has been transferred to Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford.

Arrangements are in hand for the post-mortem to be carried out tomorrow at the hospital.

The Pathologist is confirmed as Dr Peter Graham Jerreat, Consultant Home Office Forensic Pathologist.

After the results of the post mortem have been received, the Coroner will officially open an investigation and decide whether an inquest is necessary.

Irish President extends sympathies to Bob Geldof

The President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins has offered some words of condolences to Bob Geldof and his family, following the sudden death of Peaches Geldof.

President Higgins was due to meet with Bob Geldof during his historic state visit.

Read: Bob Geldof 'beyond pain' following death of daughter Peaches

Michael D. Higgins offered his condolences to the Geldof family this morning. Credit: PA

In a statement from Áras an Uachtaráin, his residence in Ireland, he said: "I extend my deepest sympathies to Bob Geldof and his family on the sudden and untimely death of his daughter Peaches.

"This is such a difficult cross to bear for any family and all of our thoughts are with Peaches' family and friends at this time.

"Sabina and I were due to meet Bob Geldof while on the State visit and we are thinking of him at this time of immense loss."

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Police work to confirm circumstances of Peaches' death

Police officers are working to establish the circumstances surrounding the death of Peaches Geldof.

Kent Police reiterated in a statement that officers were called to the 25-year-old’s home in Wrotham at 1.35pm yesterday and Geldof "was pronounced dead at the scene".

File photo of Peaches Geldof.
Peaches Geldof, daughter of Bob Geldof and Paula Yates, has died aged 25. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

"The death is being treated as a non-suspicious, but an unexplained sudden death," they continued.

"Officers are working to establish the circumstances and will be compiling a report of their findings for the coroner. It is expected that a post-mortem examination will be carried out in the next few days."

Read: Peaches Geldof death still 'unexplained'

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