Whitney Houston died from an accidental drowning in a hotel bathtub, but the "effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use" were contributing factors in her death, the Los Angeles County Coroner said in an autopsy report released Thursday.
Houston, 48, was "found submerged in bathtub filled with water" and "no trauma or foul play is suspected," the coroner said.
The toxicology tests found other drugs in her body, including marijuana, the anti-anxiety drug Xanax, the muscle relaxant Flexeril and the allergy medicine Benadryl, the report said. But these drugs "did not contribute to the death," it said.
The final coroner report is expected to be made public within two weeks, the coroner said.
Houston died February 11 in her room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, the day before the music industry gathered for the annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.
My theory was Whitney committed suicide to end all her miseries!
No loss here. Just one less addict driving the demand for drugs to be brought into the US. Good Riddance.
What a shame and a waste of beauty and talent. I knew that she probably died of a heart attack because drug abuse is very hard on the heart muscle. I remembered watching one of the entertainment news shows that her plastic surgeon refuses to perform a facelift because her stress test had showed heart disease
Still doing lines when you're 40-something and beyond can be hazardous... if not fatal... to your health.
Rest in Peace, Whitney... I am one of your many admirers.
not lines... the crack pipe!
Are we allowed to say that, the truth, even if in vernacular? Los Angeles says no.
LET HE WITHOUT SIN CAST THE FIRST STONE!!!!!!!!
Followed that white line all way down the road.......
Too much money and too much fame for a ghetto girl who couldn't handle any of it. Sad, but very predictable.
Rest in PEACH. Tracy?...sounds sticky sweet!
have you every been around someone using crack.. absolutely craziness and mayhem! they just can't put the pipe down... most crack addicts ended in prison or dead!
That is absolutely right I dealt with a parent with it and it's the worst thing ever. It's a shame her family didn't stop her the way they crying n boo hooing now.
Yeah and Ernest Hemingway died of a massive brain injury.
Well....I stand justifed when I called her a crackhead...and now she died from it....I say it again, she's a dead crackhead....so, Christie, how's that flags at half staff feeling getting you now? Buttwipe....
She died from an accidental drowning. Can you not read? Just because some one does drugs or has drugs in there system doesn't mean that is what killed them. Especially when the coroner says she drowned.
Are you a jackazz or what?? Everyone has problems, issues or addictions. If she was WHITE, would you say the same thing?
MJ no big deal. Coke to go up and Xanax to come down.
Benadril to stop the sniffing, and Flexaril so you can actually relax.
They left out alcohol.
true; people that smoke crack do a lot of alcohol.
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