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Heroin use killed Peaches Geldof, coroner concludes

Peaches Geldof had been a heroin addict and had been taking the substitute drug methadone in the two and a half years before her death, an inquest in Gravesend has heard.

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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. 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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