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Peaches Geldof, daughter of Bob Geldof, dead at 25



Peaches Geldof on her arrival for The Great Gatsby VIP Screening at The Criterion Piccadilly on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, in London. Jon Furniss/Invision/Associated Press

Peaches Geldof on her arrival for The Great Gatsby VIP Screening at The Criterion Piccadilly on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, in London. Jon Furniss/Invision/Associated Press

Peaches Geldof, a model and the daughter of Irish singer and activist Bob Geldof, has died at age 25.

Gina Nelthorpe-Cowne, Bob Geldof's agent, confirmed the death but did not provide any details.

"Peaches has died. We are beyond pain," her father, the famed anti-poverty activist and Boomtown Rats frontman, said in a statement.

"She was the wildest, funniest, cleverest, wittiest and the most bonkers of all of us.... Writing 'was' destroys me afresh."

Peaches Geldof was also a celebrity columnist for U.K. publications such as Elle Girl, a fashion writer and occasionally served as a TV presenter.

Geldof developed a reputation as a wild-child second daughter and frequently made the pages of British tabloids for her late-night antics, movements through the fashion and celebrity worlds, dabbling in drug use and social media updates.

Her last Twitter update was posted on Sunday: a photograph of herself as a toddler with her mother and the caption: "Me and my mum."

Police respond to report of concern

Police in Kent reported being called to an address near Wrotham, Kent in southeast England on Monday afternoon. A 25-year-old woman at the scene was later pronounced dead by an ambulance team.

"At this stage, the death is being treated as unexplained and sudden," Kent police said a statement.

She is survived by her father, who is also behind the Live Aid famine relief concerts in the mid-1980s, three sisters, her musician-husband Thomas Cohen and two infant sons. She was previously married to U.S. rocker Max Drummey.

Her mother, Paula Yates, died of a drug overdose in September 2000.

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