Whitney Houston Dies At 48

The singer was found underwater. Xanax and alcohol may also be factors in her death.

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It's being reported that singer Whitney Houston has died. The cause of death and location are unknown. She was born on Aug. 9, 1963 and lived to be 48.

UPDATE 1:TMZis reporting Houston died at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The cause of death is still unknown. She was pronounced dead at 3:55 p.m.

UPDATE 2: TMZis also reporting that Houston was found underwater in the bathtub. The singer had been taking Xanax, which were subscribed to her, and drinking heavily before her untimely death. The Los Angeles County Coroner will perform an autopsy today to determine whether or not she died of overdose, drowning, or other causes.

Houston had a beautiful voice and was a major influence on a lot of today's biggest stars. Watch the music video to "I Will Always Love You" below. 

Rest in peace, Whitney Houston. Our thoughts go out to you and your loved ones.

[via MSNBC]


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