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Whitney Houston's Death

Sources Say Cocaine Removed

From Singer's Hotel Room

3/22/2012 4:34 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Sources connected to Whitney Houston who were with Whitney the day she died tell TMZ ... an individual removed all traces of cocaine from the room before authorities arrived.

The Coroner's Office says Whitney used cocaine "immediately prior to her collapse."  Investigators who arrived on scene found no traces of cocaine or any other illegal substance.

One source who is extremely close to the situation tells us ... the individual who removed the cocaine was also the person who supplied it to Whitney.

As we previously reported, other items were removed from the room as well, including bed sheets.

The Beverly Hills PD just told TMZ ... its investigation is not closed.  Cops will not comment on whether they are looking at evidence tampering.

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136.

Lawanda    

So someone removed evidence from the scence wouldnt that be cause for a further investigation??? I mean its clear that some close to her played a part in her death...probaly the SAME someone who took pictures of Whitney Houston and sold it to the tabloids......

913 days ago
137.

Kat    

I dont know why anyone wants to think there was some drama about removing cocaine from her room. It's not a fact that something would be left to find. Not as long as she had a toilet around. Whitney was a drug PRO , and would easily be able to flush an empty packet down the toilet, a routine she probably had down for many years . Drug addicts are notorious for thinking they are being sneaky like that .

913 days ago
138.

lonelywife    

no on no no whitneys in HEAVEN smiling down own us, thats what her friends and family said at the PASSOVER lol really they wish not no coke head gonna make it in if so we all gonna be up there...

913 days ago
139.

moe l.    

Don't believe Houston was a drug user until she met Brown.
Too bad, what a talent lost to drugs. Hopefully they find out who supplied and cleaned up while she lay dead in the tub. Should be charged with murder?

913 days ago
140.

Sweetpea6591    

If she smoked her coke in the marijuana would it be in the room if she had them pre-rolled. If someone knew what she liked itwas probably prepared for her. Never used, but logic would tell you that with her status, she didn't have to prepare, just smoke. So, would there be any remnants left behind if she was in a public hotel where people were in and out with cameras. IJS

913 days ago
141.

CloBird    

And just WHO are these sources? Over the past weeks I've heard from people who were no longer part of Whitney's life and have no idea about what was going on in her life. Some of these people could be hit with libel/slander law suits. It's best to WAIT and find out what an investigation carried out by the proper people unveils.

913 days ago
142.

CloBird    

It does not take a lot of cocaine to cause problems in somebody with heart disease. Whitney Houston admitted to past cocaine and marijuana use, so her heart was already damaged from the past abuse. All it takes is enough to cause blood pressure to rise, constriction of blood vessels in the heart to occur, faster heart beats, leading to erratic heart beats, breaking up of clots due to arteriosclerosis, and the heart has serious problems...
Perhaps no cocaine was found because Whitney had used it all? There was no need to clean up the room.

913 days ago
143.

ThomT    

Nobody stood up to Whitney because they were all living off her an didn't want to be cut off. When you have one person supporting family, friends and an entourage you don't shake things up with "little" problems like a bit of coke usage. You buy it, supply it, deny it, and clean it up - all while hoping that the inevitable doesn't happen to "your" celebrity. Whitney need not be vilified but she also shouldn't be elevated to sainthood - she was a beautiful talented human being who destroyed her voice, her career, her family and ultimately her life because she made bad choices. Let her music live on but hopefully other will learn from this (but unfortunately they won't).

913 days ago
144.

ManiacalZebra    

Does it surprise anyone that her enablers would try to cover up? Did the enablers really think that no one would ever find out that she was using when there was going to be an autopsy?

913 days ago
145.

Ducky    

whitney's aunt/manager, Pat, was the person suppling her with what she needed to keep moving. Whitney was worthless to her if she was in rehab or if her career stalled. This woman positioned her self as a buffer between whitney and her family. She shows up one day as a nobody half-ass singer, looking to Whitney's "married" brother Gary for help getting a record deal and before you know it she's incharge.Someone needs to protect Krissi from that bottom feeder, or she might end up strung out and controlled.
OH ......p.s. if anyone is still wondering how the pictures of Whitney in her casket got "leaked" ..... Pat. From the time she said "for those of you wondering how she looked blah, blah, blah", it was pretty obvious something would be "leaked".

913 days ago
146.

Dan    

Dr. Murray?

913 days ago
147.

myopinion    

I heard today on the insider that she was never in the tub she fell in the tub only the upper part of her body was in the tub. I am sure we will hear a lot more of what really happened in the next few weeks....so sad.

RIP Whitney

913 days ago
148.

JugEars McKenyan Sr..    

see, all the people were even making excuses for her and covering for her drug even in her death and still doing it. She was sadly a junkie who could sing better than most sadly like much of that entire entertainment industry and they're making kids junkies too with their drug scene glorification. I survived coke addiction in my 20's and freaking regret every dime i spent on the crap and all the s*** I was rolling with. Never ever again in this life or the next. Don't mess with it, it kills you, or cages you 9 times out of 10. I got lucky but my best friend who dove out a 20 story window in 1990 didn't after he went rogue and stole 100 g's from his own parent's company for him and his coke ho. Junkie. Dead.

912 days ago
149.

ralph    

I smell a homicide: the person who supplied the drugs to Whitney is the same one that drowned her in the bathtub when she was already weak, that's why he/she had to cleaned the traces before police came.

912 days ago
150.

kulz    

can u just let her rest in peace? idiots...

912 days ago
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