It has been revealed that socialite Tara Palmer Tomkinson died from a perforated ulcer and did not have a brain tumour as had previously been suspected. The IT girl’s sister, Santa Montefiore, took to Twitter today (Wed 15 Feb) to report the contents of the coroners’ report into Tara’s death and thank the public for their support.

Tara Palmer TomkinsonThe socialite sadly passed away last Wednesday at her London home

Tara sadly passed away last Wednesday (8 Feb) at her luxury London home after being discovered by her cleaner.

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Revealing the cause of Tara’s death to be natural causes, Santa tweeted: "Today the Coroner's report states that Tara died of natural causes - a perforated ulcer. She did not have a brain tumour.

"Tara's good friends and family know that she was in high spirits in her last days. She had plans, trips and had written a moving new song."

Last year Tara, who had been a firm friend of the Royal Family, revealed her fear of dying after being diagnosed with a non-malignant brain tumour and a close friend revealed she had lapsed into a "dark place" in the weeks before her death.

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The former model was a well-known party girl in the 1990s and struggle with cocaine addiction that cost her a whopping £400-a-day and was said to be struggling with debt linked to her women’s fashion line, Desiderata.