September 17, 2000 19:50
PAULA YATES DEAD
[b]Live Aid[/b] hero [a]Bob Geldof[/a]'s ex-wife discovered by friend in [b]London[/b] home...
Yates, who was 41, was discovered in bed by a female friend visiting her around 10.15 this morning (September 17). Police say there was no sign of violence though they are treating the death as suspicious pending a post mortem. According to reports in the UK press, Yates had been battling depression.
Yates[/b], the mother of three by Geldof, was the lover of INXS frontman Michael Hutchence when he died in mysterious circumstances by hanging in an Australian hotel room in 1997.