Band Aid founder Bob Geldof's daughter Peaches dies aged 25
Published on Apr 8, 2014 1:40 AM
LONDON (REUTERS) – Peaches Geldof, daughter of Band Aid founder and musician Bob Geldof and a media and fashion personality in her own right, has died at her home in Kent, southern England, aged 25, British media reported on Monday.
Peaches Geldof, who was married for the second time and had two sons under 2 years old, had worked as a DJ, model, journalist and television personality.
Her father, an Irish singer who rose to prominence as the leader of the 1970s-1980s band the Boomtown Rats, and later organised the charity Band Aid to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia, said in a statement that the family was “beyond pain”.
Peaches’ mother, television presenter Paula Yates, who was married to Geldof from 1986 to 1996, died in 2000, aged 41, from a heroin overdose.
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