Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose,an inquest heard today.
It is going to be very important for public confidence that the inquest is as transparent as possible.
But once the national sadness lifts, the inquest will begin.
late 13c., an-queste "legal or judicial inquiry," from Old French enqueste "inquiry," from Vulgar Latin *inquaestia (cf. Italian inchiesta), from fem. past participle of Vulgar Latin *inquirere "inquire" (see inquire).
inquest in·quest (ĭn'kwěst')
A legal inquiry into the cause of violent or mysterious death.
The finding based on such an inquiry.