April 7, 2014 18:29

Peaches Geldof dead at age 25; police say it is 'unexplained and sudden'

Daughter of Bob Geldof and Paula Yates was pronounced dead this afternoon (April 7)

Peaches Geldof dead at age 25; police say it is 'unexplained and sudden'

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Peaches Geldof, the daughter of Boomtown Rats frontman Bob Geldof and late TV presenter Paula Yates, has died at the age of 25.

The news was confirmed shortly after 6pm today (April 7) by BBC News.

Police have said they were called to an address near Wrotham, Kent following a report of concern for the welfare of a woman on Monday afternoon. The 25-year-old woman was later pronounced dead by South East Coast Ambulance Service.

A statement from Kent Police reads: "At this stage, the death is being treated as an unexplained and sudden."

Mother to Astala Geldof–Cohen (aged one) and Phaedra Geldof-Cohen (11 months old), Geldof was married to former SCUM. frontman Thomas Cohen.

A noted socialite, Geldof began her media career writing a column for Elle Girl magazine at 15. She later presented her own show on ITV2, OMG! with Peaches Geldof.

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