Inquest into Peaches Geldof's death to begin next week

An inquest into the sudden and tragic death of Peaches Geldof will begin next week.

It has been confirmed that on 1 May at 2pm a hearing will be opened by North West Kent coroner Roger Hatch at Gravesend Old Town Hall.

According to the Press Association a spokesman for Mr Hatch said that during the hearing a senior police officer will make an official statement and the coroner will release the cause of death.

Peaches Geldof died suddenly on 7 April

A date for a full inquest into 25-year-old Peaches' "non-suspicious, unexplained sudden death" is due to be set some time in late July.

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The inquest comes several weeks after a post-mortem examination carried out at Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford was inconclusive in explaining how mother-of-two Peaches died at her home in Kent.

Peaches Geldof had two sons with her husband Thomas Cohen

The model, writer and presenter's body was found on 7 April at the home she shared in Wrotham with her husband Tom Cohen, and their two young sons, Astala, 23 months, and 11-month-old Phaedra.

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On 21 April, Easter Monday, friends and family gathered to pay their last respects at Peaches' funeral.

Her grief-stricken father Sir Bob Geldof led the tributes to his late daughter and her husband Thomas sang the Leonard Cohen song Hey, That's No Way To Say Goodbye.

Peaches was laid to rest on 21 April

Mariella Frostrup, Nick Grimshaw, Sarah, Duchess of York, supermodel Kate Moss and TV presenter Jools Holland were among those who attended the service at St Mary Magdalene and St Lawrence church in the village of Davington.

Also in attendance were Jo Wood, Sting's wife Trudie Styler, former Rolling Stone bassist Bill Wyman and actress Jaime Winston, who held a single red rose. 

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Heartbreakingly Peaches' funeral took place at the same church where her mother Paula Yates was laid to rest 12 years ago and where her wedding to Thomas took place two years ago.

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