GETPlugged: Whitney Houston Dead At Age 48


Beverly Hilton hotel employees tell TMZ … Whitney Houston was found dead in the bathtub of her room.

As we previously reported, a member of Whitney’s entourage discovered her responsive and called hotel security, who then called 911.

We’re told police arrived to the scene within minutes and fire was already there on an unrelated call. Paramedics performed CPR, but it did not work and she was pronounced dead at 3:55 PM.

Our sources say there were no obvious signs of foul play, but BH PD detectives have begun a full investigation.

As of this post, cops are still waiting on a warrant to search the room.

At her peak in the 1980s and `90s, Houston the golden girl of the music industry and one of the world’s best-selling artists.

Among her hits were “How Will I Know,” “Saving All My Love for You” and “I Will Always Love You.” She won multiple Grammys including album and record of the year.

Her success carried her beyond music to movies like “The Bodyguard.”

But by the end of her career, drug use took its toll as her record sales plummeted and her voice became raspy and hoarse.

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