'No arrests' in police inquiry into Peaches Geldof death

A criminal investigation has been launched into the death of Peaches Geldof after an inquest found that recent heroin use "was likely to have played a role" in it.

An investigation into the supply of drugs is underway. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

There is an "ongoing investigation into the supply of drugs" in connection with the death of the 25-year-old, Kent Police said.

A police spokesman said: "Kent Police can confirm an ongoing investigation into the supply of drugs in connection with the death of Peaches Geldof. There have been no arrests at this stage."

Detective Chief Inspector Paul Fotheringham had previously said: "Recent use of heroin and the levels identified were likely to have played a role in her death."

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