Whitney Houston Body Moved From Coroner's Office

2/13/2012 10:23 AM PST

Whitney Houston's Body Moved From Morgue

Whitney Houston
's body has been removed from the L.A. County Morgue in a Coroner's van and is currently en route to an L.A. funeral home ... TMZ has learned.

We're told Whitney's family will now take possession of the body and it will be flown back East by private jet in the next few hours.

The Coroner would not comment on transportation details, but we've confirmed the body is in the van seen in the video.

The body should be arriving at the airport by noon Pacific time.