After weeks of speculation, the official cause of the deathof Whitney Houston has been released to the public. According to E! News, accidentaldrowning combined with effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine useare what caused the tragic passing on February 12th.

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Whitney Houston in tan dress with fur shawl

Houston was found in the bathtub on the fourth-floor at theBeverly Hilton Hotel and according to the Los Angeles County Department ofCoroner, there was in fact cocaine in her system. Also, marijuana, Xanax,Flexeril and Benadryl were also found, but did not result in her passing.

No foul play was a part of her death and a final report willbe released within a couple weeks.

This is extremely tragic and we are sending our thoughts outto Whitney’s family and loved ones. 

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