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Whitney Houston's Final Cause of Death

Her cause of death was determined as accidental.

Whitney Houston's autopsy revealed her final cause of death on Thursday.

(Photo courtesy Associated Press)
(Photo courtesy Associated Press)

The Los Angeles County Department of Coroner conducted her autopsy. Her death was caused by submersion in a bathtub and cocaine intake.

Her death was deemed accidental and no other parties contributed to her death.

The Coroner's final report will be released within the next two weeks.

Houston passed away at age 48 on February 12.

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whitney will be greatly missed. but god loved her best, she leaves behind a beautiful daugther, family, and she shall live in spirit! and truth

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