Slideshow: Whitney Houston dead at 48
When asked if Whitney Houston died from a drug overdose, Lieutenant Rosen responded, “It is still under investigation. We have no obvious signs of anything at this time. The first step in the investigation, according to Lt. Rosen, is to determine whether Whitney Houston died of natural causes or another cause, such as a drug overdose. The case has been be turned over to the coroner’s office so an autopsy may be performed. The initial results may return in 24 hours, but should more testing be required, such as toxicology testing to determine if Whitney Houston died from an overdose, the results may take up to six weeks.
You may see video of Whitney Houston’s last performance as provided by the Associated Press and Jet Magazine. Whitney Houston attended a pre Grammy party on February 9, 2012, just two days before her death, and sang on stage with Kelly Price.
The 54th Annual Grammy Awards are scheduled for February 12, 2012 and will air on CBS at 8:00 pm, ET and PT. Jennifer Hudson will perform a tribute to Whitney Houston, the song choice has yet to be released, and it is unclear whether she will perform a medley of Houston’s greatest hits or just one song. Many feel that should Jennifer Hudson sing one song, the most appropriate would be “I Will Always Love You.”
What has your reaction been to the news that Whitney Houston has died at 48-years-old?