Peaches Geldof Autopsy Report Reveals Heroin Overdose as Cause of Death


This article provides an overview of the events surrounding the death of Peaches Geldof, who was found dead in her apartment at 25. In addition, we’ll share the results of the Peaches Geldof Autopsy Report.

About Peaches Geldof

Peaches made a name for herself in television when she began writing a political column in the popular British publication, The Daily Telegraph. In 2005, her documentary, “Peaches Geldof: Teen America,” took her to even greater heights, and she was consequently recognized by ‘Tatler’ as one of the most popular fashion icons of 2006.

Geldof’s modeling career began in 2007 at London Fashion Week. And in 2010, she signed a lucrative modeling deal with the Ultimo agency. However, the deal was short-lived, as leaked controversial images of the star forced Ultimo to cancel the modeling agreement. Geldof was also the daughter of the Live Aid program founder, Bob Geldof.

Childhood Trauma

In 2000, when she was 11, Peaches lost her mother to an unexpected drug overdose. She described herself as completely traumatized by the incident and often drew parallels between herself and her mother. Then, she faced a similar fate in April 2014. While Peaches was not involved in any controversy, her death remains questionable and has sparked debate.

Details Surrounding Geldof’s Death

On April 7th, the famous TV presenter was found dead in her home at Wrotham in Kent. Upon finding large amounts of drug paraphernalia at her home, law enforcement officials suspected that the model had died of an overdose. The coroner’s toxicology report subsequently confirmed the suspicions. Upon hearing of her death, her father, Bob Geldof, immediately issued a statement speaking of the family’s grief and surprise.

Peaches Geldof was the wife of Thomas Cohen and was the mother to two young sons, Phaedra and Astala. She passed away at the young age of 25.

Geldof was being treated for drug addiction.

Her husband, Thomas Cohen, commenting on her death, said that the couple consumed heroin, mostly at night when the children were asleep. He also stated that Geldof had previously sought treatment to combat her addiction and had been doing so for over two years. Cohen continued by saying that he believed Geldof had completely rid herself of the addiction.

Her husband, Thomas Cohen, was alarmed when Peaches failed to respond to his phone calls. He contacted a friend who visited her home to check on her. After having called the police, the news of her mysterious and unexpected death came to light. Her 11-month-old child, Phaedra, was also in the home.

In a recent interview, which proved to be one of her last, Peaches admitted that she had not yet made peace with her childhood and was still coping with her mother’s sudden and unexpected death, Paula Yates. However, she was optimistic about leading a happier and more promising life after the birth of her two children, one year apart.

Peaches Geldof Autopsy Report

Dartford’s Darent Valley Hospital carried out the Peaches Geldof Autopsy Report. Her body was found with several puncture marks on her wrists, elbows, and thumbs, suggesting she was suffering from heroin addiction. The first autopsy report was inconclusive, leading to further speculations about her cause of death. The police also investigated her country home, estimated to be worth around $1 million, for more evidence.

The latest report from the pathologist Peter Jerreat has confirmed that Geldof had succumbed to a heroin overdose. 

The autopsy performed on Peaches Geldof indicated that the model had consumed heroin with a purity percentage of 61 percent, significantly higher than the 26 percent purity heroin commonly found in the black market. Police officials also claimed to have seized over 30 medical syringes from home and burnt spoons, cotton buds, and several alcohol wipes.

What is perhaps most tragic is the fact that this is not the first heroin-related death that the Geldof family experienced. Peaches’ mother, Paula Yates, had also been the victim of a heroin overdose in 2000. While the coroner’s report has undoubtedly confirmed the cause of death, law enforcement authorities are still unclear whether the overdose was accidental or the model intended to commit suicide.

Response from family

Close family members hope Phaedra, Peaches’ younger child, will not be traumatized by the tragic events. The Sun newspaper reported that the baby might not be aware of his surroundings around Peaches’ death. Her husband, Thomas Cohen, a 23-year-old musician, was devastated upon learning the news of her passing and regretted that he was not in her presence. Her father, Sir Bob Geldof, is also heartbroken at her sudden death and is currently spending his time with the grandchildren at home in New Eltham.


Recently, the authorities confirmed that the body had been released to the family for funeral arrangements. The funeral will be held at the St Mary Magdalene church in Davington, Kent, where she got married. The church is the same church where her mother’s (Paula Yates) funeral was held.

Questions and More Information

Please comment if you have any questions about the Peaches Geldof autopsy report or the events surrounding her death. If you want to get the scoop on more celebrity drama, check out our Celebrity Investigations category.

Michael Kissiah is the owner of Brandy Lane Publishing, LLC, which owns and operates a small portfolio of websites, including Michael created more than 20 years ago after working as a private investigator in the state of Florida. Since that time, he has become an expert at how to find information online and has written over 1000 articles on topics related to the investigation industry. In addition, he is the author of the "Private Investigator Licensing Handbook", available at


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