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The L.A. County Coroner has just released the singer’s official cause of death — accidental drowning … but the report also notes heart disease and cocaine use were contributing factors to Whitney’s demise.
Officials say Houston also had traces of marijuana in her system … as well as Xanax (anxiety medication), Flexural (muscle relaxer) and Benadryl (allergy medication).
A source connected to the investigation tells us it is “very possible” Whitney had a heart attack that caused her to lose consciousness and drown. The heart attack may have been triggered by hardening of the arteries as a result of cocaine use.
As we previously reported, Whitney was found dead in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton hotel last month and several pills were found on the scene — including Xanax, Ibuprofen, and Midol.
Investigators found NO EVIDENCE of cocaine in the hotel room.
Law enforcement sources have told us from the beginning they did not suspect foul play — and believe her death was not a homicide.
Her family however had doubts about Whitney’s demise — suggesting there may have been foul play.
3:01 PM PST — The Houston family has released a statement which says, “We are saddened to learn of the toxicology results, although we are glad to now have closur