Whitney Houston: No Foul Play Found in Death

Whitney Houston: No Foul Play Found in Death

Beverly Hills police close investigation after determining Whitney Houston died from drowning.

Published April 11, 2012

The Beverly Hills Police Department just closed the case on Whitney Houston's death. Two weeks after toxicology tests revealed that there was cocaine and metabolites in Houston's system at the time of her death and the coroner announced the official cause of death as an accidental drowning, the BHPD has sufficiently ruled out homicide as a cause of death. 

There was suspicion that cocaine was removed from Houston's hotel room before emergency responders arrived on the scene but Beverly Hills PD doesn't believe that any foul play occurred inside her room, reports TMZ. The celebrity gossip site also recently released audio of the 911 call that was placed after Houston was found dead in her hotel room.   

In the audio a man calls for emergency crews to come to the Beverly Hilton because a woman was found dead in the bathtub of her hotel room.

"I'm not sure if she fell or if she was in the bathroom with the water," said a caller who identified himself as a member of the Beverly Hilton security team.

As previously reported, Houston's sister-in-law Patricia Houston released the following statement, "We are saddened to learn the result of the toxicology results, although we are glad to now have closure."

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

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Written by Brooklyne Gipson


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