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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 'neither confirm nor deny' Peaches death claim

Kent Police said it "neither confirmed or denied" a report claiming Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose.

The body of the 25-year-old mother-of-two was found at the home she shared with her young family in Wrotham, Kent, on April 7.

Peaches Geldof was found dead at her family home in Wrotham, Kent. Credit: Doug Peters/Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment

The Times (£) claims tests showed Geldof died from a heroin overdose, in a parallel to her mother Paula Yates, who died at her London home in 2000.

An inquest into Geldof's death is set to open later today.

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