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The cause of Whitney Houston‘s has been revealed.  The L.A. coroner’s office confirms to ABC News that the superstar singer died last month of accidental drowning.

In addition, cocaine was found in Houston’s system, and she was also suffering from atherosclerotic heart disease.  Both were listed as contributing factors in her death.

The diva was found underwater in a bathtub at the Beverly Hills Hilton on February 11, and pronounced dead at the scene.  Prescription medication was found in her hotel room, but not in any amounts large enough to cause concern.

Whitney Houston was buried February 19 in Westfield, New Jersey.

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