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Whitney Houston

Autopsy Completed,

Results Pending Toxicology

2/12/2012 2:19 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The autopsy of Whitney Houston is complete.The autopsy of Whitney Houston is complete, TMZ has learned, but the results will be deferred pending a toxicology report.

According to our sources, a cause of death cannot be determined until the toxicology results ... which typically takes 4-6 weeks. 

A coroner's spokesman says the results are on a security hold, which just means nothing is being released at this time.

As TMZ first reported ... although the cause of death is unknown, it is increasingly looking like Whitney may have fallen asleep or lapsed into unconsciousness in the bathtub and drowned.

We're told Whitney had been drinking the night before and authorities believe a combination of Xanax and alcohol could have fatally sedated her -- although our sources say it is simply too early to draw any firm conclusions.

A rep for the Beverly Hills PD just announced during a news conference -- the preliminary investigation is nearly complete ... pending final results from the L.A. Coroner's Office.



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GOD    

Stop blaming xanax, lol, she was a gutter bucket of pills and booze.

898 days ago
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iCu    

Rest in Peace Whitney

898 days ago
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KaufmanDwayne    

my classmate's mother makes $84 every hour on the internet. She has been fired for 10 months but last month her check was $8514 just working on the internet for a few hours. Read about it on this site View More

898 days ago
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Theresalongo    

so sad. rip WH

898 days ago
5.

leslie    

RIP whitney houston

She was the first black model to have the cover of 17 magazine.

She was the most awarded female singer in history according to Guinness.

At her death her net worth was $ 80 million dollars.

She came in third on MTV's 22 Greatest Voices.

Don't cry for whitney, she accomplished a lot on this earth.

898 days ago
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Phreaky    

What a shame - a very stupid way to go.
RIP

898 days ago
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patty    

wth??? that seems awfully fast??? can they tell if she drown now b4 toxic reports come back???

898 days ago
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fastdriver    

WHY in the world was this woman left ALONE???? That is exactly what I thought happened to her- she drowned! With the pictures that I saw of her on mediatakeout.com, there is NO WAY she should have been alone. WHERE was her daughter? Is she as screwed up as her parents?

Very sad no matter how you look at it. At least she's at peace now. She was a train wreck waiting to happen.

898 days ago
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Seldombinlaid    

R.I.P. Whitney. Heaven has a beautiful new angel. God Bless her, and her family at this time, and take care of them.

898 days ago
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THIN LIZZY    

until you walk a mile in her shoes. You have no right to judge, you have no clue of all the pressure she was under.

898 days ago
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Joseph    

****Harvey when are you going to start going after that piece of **** doctor who provided xanax to an addict.Other website are reporting a plethora of drugs bottles were found near her,I think it's time we find the next Dr.Conrad Murray. Whoever provided her with all these drugs should be prosecuted to the fullest extent. I'm still waiting for TMZ to locate the Drug pusher/doctor,I'm hoping harvey will get that scoop by next wee. Then, this piece of garbage will experience the full wrath of whitenye's fans. That piece of garbage Bobby Brown is number one on the list, '''waiting for the pending doctor/drug pusher.

898 days ago
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romanisking    

I find fun how white people said so many nice things for nick carters sister and she was a crack whore to but Whitney a black sucessful singer gets zero respect

898 days ago
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cac    

When you assume something doesn't mean the truth..as you all assumed with MJ and tarnished his character..

898 days ago
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eff you idiots who didnt watch the draft and dont know the whole story    

why are people asking why was she alone? SHE WAS TAKING A BATH
I do blame the DR for giving a drug addict xanex

898 days ago
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Toilethead    

What a waste. Why didn't anyone close to her ever have the courage to ever tell her no?

898 days ago
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