Peaches Geldof, the daughter of musician Bob Geldof who gained fame through journalism and television gigs as well as modeling, died on Monday at the age of 25. Police said the death is being treated as unexplained and sudden
TV presenter, journalist and socialite Peaches Geldof died at age 25 Monday, the BBC Reports. Geldof was the daughter of musician Bob Geldof and Paula Yates.
Police were called to an address near Wrotham, Kent after they received a report concerning the welfare of a woman there, according to the BBC. The woman — Geldof — was declared dead by the ambulance service.
“At this stage, the death is being treated as unexplained and sudden,” the Kent Police said in a statement the BBC reports.
BBC Newsnight presenter Laura Kuenssberg tweeted the following shortly after the news broke:
Bob Geldof- 'Peaches has died. We are beyond pain. She was the wildest, funniest, cleverest, wittiest and the most bonkers of all of us.'—
Laura Kuenssberg (@bbclaurak) April 07, 2014
Geldof gained fame through journalism and television gigs as well as modeling. She had her first stint in media at age 15 with a column in Elle magazine. She has also contributed to The Telegraph and The Guardian.
Geldof has two sons and was married to musician Thomas Cohen. “My beloved wife Peaches was adored by myself and her two sons. I shall bring them up with their mother in their hearts everyday. We shall love her forever,” Cohen said in a statement.