An inquest to be held today into the death of Peaches Geldof will be told she died of a heroin overdose, British media is reporting.

Geldof, a mother-of-two boys, was found unresponsive at the home she shared in Kent, with her husband Tom Cohen, and their two young sons, Astala, 23 months, and 11-month-old Phaedra on April 7.

At the time, police called the death "unexplained and sudden", with The Sun reporting that officers on the scene found "no hard drugs, no suicide note, no visible signs of injury" upon investigation

Initial tests failed to determine the cause of death.

Her 11-month son was reportedly found by her side.

Britain's The Times newspaper reports that the inquest will be told the cause of death was heroin overdose.

The circumstances of the star's death echo those of her mother Paula Yates, who died of an accidental heroin overdose when Geldof was 11.

Yates' body was discovered with her then four-year-old daughter Tiger - whose father is Michael Hutchence - by her side.

Celebrity mourners joined friends and family at a funeral lat month.

A poignantly decorated coffin which included a picture of her young family carried the 25-year-old's remains to the private service in the same church where the funeral of her mother Paula Yates was held.

Sir Bob Geldof is thought to have led tributes to his daughter in front of a host of well-known personalities at St Mary Magdalene and St Lawrence church in the village of Davington, near Faversham in Kent.

Geldof, a mother-of-two boys, was found unresponsive at the home she shared in Kent, with her husband Tom Cohen, and their two young sons, Astala, 23 months, and 11-month-old Phaedra on April 7.

At the time, police called the death "unexplained and sudden", with The Sun reporting that officers on the scene found "no hard drugs, no suicide note, no visible signs of injury" upon investigation.

The West Australian

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