Whitney Houston’s Death Ruled Accidental, Cocaine A Factor

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Whitney Houston death ruled accidental drowningWhitney Houston death is a result of accidental drowning, USA Today reports. Heart disease and cocaine use are listed as factors into her death. The report notes that her death was an accident.

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USA Today has more:

The Los Angeles County coroner‘s office has determined that Whitney Houston’s official cause of death is: “drowning and effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use.”

Various prescription drugs found in her room at the time of her death. But the toxicology report states that “Marijuana, Alprazolam (Xanax), Cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril) and Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) were identified but did not contribute to the death.”

Right now, there is debate over why the Houston’s death was ruled accidental and not a drug overdose. As more information about Houston’s death unfolds, NewsOne will keep you informed. Please go to our partner, BlackDoctor.org, for information on the devastating affects of cocaine.

Houston died in her Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel room on Feb. 11, just one day before the Grammy Awards. She was 48.

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