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Whitney Houston

The 911 Call

'Apparently She's Not Breathing'

4/11/2012 12:35 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE


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TMZ has obtained the 911 call placed moments after Whitney Houston's body was discovered in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton hotel on February 11.

The caller -- who IDs himself as a member of the Beverly Hilton security team -- informs the 911 operator about a "46-year-old female found in the bathroom."

He adds, "I'm not sure if she fell or if she was in the bathroom with the water."

The caller says he was alerted to the situation by an "irate" woman who called security from the room ... but he couldn't get much info from her because she kept hanging up.

The security member -- who never identifies Whitney by name -- tells the operator he was under the impression the 46-year-old woman was not breathing.

The 911 operator says emergency personnel would be dispatched to the hotel ASAP ... but it was too late.

As we previously reported, Whitney's official cause of death is listed as "accidental drowning" -- but heart disease and cocaine use were contributing factors. According to the final autopsy report, Whitney may have overdosed.

According to the L.A. County Coroner, Whitney's chronic use of the drug caused a narrowing of her arteries, which resulted in a cardiac event before her death.

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51 COMMENTS

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1.

My Big Salami    

THATS A FAKE CALL TMZ!...How dare you?

902 days ago
2.

Pudding Tang    

give it a rest already

902 days ago
3.

Sarah    

TMZ why dont you just leave this poor woman to rest in peace? It doesn't matter now shes gone and you have already exposed and trashed everything about this woman to ruin her legacy. Just stop.

902 days ago
4.

lander    

i wish i could get my hands on some of that stuff from her hotel room.

902 days ago
5.

The Shadowmaster    

Whitney Whoston? Did they call 911 for more coke?

902 days ago
6.

NaTasha    

Why does this even matter? There is nothing to investigate, everyone already knows how she died. Why keep digging up stuff? Let her rest in peace already. Let her family rest, they may be celebrities but they are still humans with feelings. Do you not have any regard for other people's feelings? They deal with a lost like the test of us do...

902 days ago
7.

lander    

does anyone have her death pic? i really want to fap to it.

902 days ago
8.

Joan K    

Slow news day?

902 days ago
9.

asy    

anyone who posted a comment BEFORE me is just a loser.

902 days ago
10.

Stormy    

Geeeeze TMZ!! Will you let the woman rest in peace! You guys can be such pigs at times!! let it go man!!

902 days ago
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Jody    

What is it with the celebrity entourage calling hotel security instead of 911 themselves? Same thing happened with Anna Nicole Smith. Do they not realize that 911 still has to be called, and the hotel security people are not paramedics?

I wonder why the person kept hanging up on security? What could have been more important than getting Whitney help…..oh that's right.

902 days ago
12.

R    

Enough.

902 days ago
13.

ria    

Hmm..fishy. Let me just say that I do not believe anything the media put out about a lot of things. I will not let the media/TMZ think for me. They trying to hard with this Whitney death. Let her rest in peace already. Only God truly knows how she died.

902 days ago
14.

queen love    

TMZ, you have made all the money that you're gonna get from this story. Move on to something else. She's dead so just let it go and let her rest.

902 days ago
15.

KnuckleDragger    

"Apparently she's not breathing!" What? I thought she was found face down in the tub. What did they do...check for gills?

902 days ago
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