Whitney Houston Dies 48

Breaking news.  Detail may not be accurate.
It may take time (days - weeks) to determine cause of death

Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 — February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer and a former model. Often referred to as the "Queen of Pop" or simply "the Voice". Houston is the most awarded female act of all time, according to Guinness World Records, and her list of awards include 2 Emmy Awards, 6 Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, 22 American Music Awards, among a total of 415 career awards as of 2010. Houston is also one of the world's best-selling music artists, having sold over 170 million albums and singles worldwide.

Whitney Houston cause of death
Whitney Houston was 48 years old at the time of her death.

On March 22, 2012, the Los Angeles County coroner's office reported the cause of Houston's death was drowning and the "effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use" In addition, the office stated the amount of cocaine found in Houston's body indicates she used the substance shortly before her death. Toxicology results also revealed additional drugs in her system: Benadryl, Xanax, marijuana and Flexiril. The manner of death was listed as an "accident".

How the body was found
At Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, a female hairdresser went to check on Houston and found her lying in the bathtub. Houston's face was underwater.  Beverly Hills paramedics performed CPR for about 20 minutes before declaring her dead at 3:55pm. Authorities speculate that a combination of Xanax and alcohol could have fatally sedated Houston and she may have fallen asleep or lapsed into unconsciousness in the bathtub. But it is too early to tell the actual cause of death.  Police stated that there was no obvious sign of criminal intent, foul play, nor drugs.

National Anthem - Super Bowl XXV - Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You Official Music Video

may hour soul rest in perfect

may hour soul rest in perfect peace

I'm hurting!

I'm hurting!

I wish Whitney would have

I wish Whitney would have never met Bobby. Clearly, he introduced her to drugs. I am really hurting. Love you Whitney Houston.

you will always be my Queen

you will always be my Queen of Pop and I will always love you. Such a great soul. No one has the most georgous smile than you or a voice as close to Heaven than yours. Ms. Whitney Houston rest in peace sweet angel



How come Whitney Houston

How come Whitney Houston doesn't have a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame when Ryan Seacrest has one?

To the Family and friends of

To the Family and friends of Whitney Houston!!

The loss of a loved one is a devastating event for anyone but when the loss is unexpected the pain is beyond words. Weeping endureth for a night but joy cometh in the morning. This is the time to celebrate the life and the legacy of an icon. Despite her woes and shortcomings, it is now that Whitney, is at a peace that passes all understanding.

I will always love you,

I will always love you, Whitney.. I miss that beautiful voice.

My heart goes out to your family, especially Bobbi Kristina......

Another angel has gone back

Another angel has gone back to the heavenly choirs!
Our condolences go out to Bobby Christina and the
rest of the Houston Family and friends.
Rest in Peace Whitney!! We will miss you dearly!!

Shockingly Sad, U will be

Shockingly Sad, U will be truly missed. Sympathy to the family & close friends. God has called her home. TO GOD BE ALL THE GLORY.

we will miss u love

we will miss u love

we will always remember

we will always remember Whitney, you were a gift from GOD. Thank you for sending time with us. Watch over us.

I'm so sorry to hear about

I'm so sorry to hear about Whitney, she was my favorite pop singer, I can't believe she's gone, makes me feel so sad.......LOve u Whitney!!!!!! My condolences goes out to her family.....

we will miss u whitney

we will miss u whitney houston my heart go out to all the family and friend who is go thru this hard time. it going to be hard but god got her how and she is a a wouldfuly place he sent whitney here on earth for us to hear your breatuifuly voice

I remember when Whitney

I remember when Whitney Houston made a grand entrance to the music scene.

I remember when she sang at Superbowl 1991. America was at war at that time and she sang The Star Spangled Banner with such a feeling. I remember her singing was so sensational. The record company had to rush out and cut the single CDs for sale. They sold millions of that single.

How about all the movies...

We thought she was becoming the biggest diva along with Barbara Streisand. Then things took nose-dive when she was with Bobby Brown. She became a reality star.

She was making a comeback... and she's gone. God bless Whitney.