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Whitney Houston's death ruled an accidental drowning, coroner says drugs found in body

Whitney Houston By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog. Com and Cleveland Urban News.Com News.Com ( ) and ( ) LOS ANGELES, California-Whitney Houston's death in the bathtub of her hotel room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel last month was the result of an accidental drowning , the Los Angeles coroner said yesterday, with the official cause of death "drowning and the effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use." According to reports of the toxicology report a host of other drugs were found in her body also, namely cocaine, marijuana, the prescription anti-depressant Xanax, Benadryl and Flexeril. The pop singer, 48, who has publicly battled cocaine and alcohol for the past decade in a half, was in town that weekend for a pre-Grammy's Awards party at the hotel thrown by her former music producer and mentor Clive Davis. Also an actress and producer, Houston sold