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Police launch criminal probe into Peaches Geldof death

Police have launched a criminal inquiry into Peaches Geldof's death after the coroner revealed heroin may have been involved.

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Police: Peaches Geldof 'used heroin' before death

Kent police said that toxicology tests confirmed there was evidence of recent heroin use by Peaches Geldof.

The drug played a role in her death, an inquest in Gravesend, Kent, has been told.

Peaches Geldof Credit: PA

Her husband Tom Cohen found his wife in the couple's spare bedroom slumped on the bed, the inquest heard.

Friends and family she had called in the last few hours before her death said she was her normal, happy self and had been making plans for a family outing in the coming days.

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