Whitney Houston Dies - Shocking Facts

Whitney Houston was an American singer and actress who sold over 200 million records worldwide.

Whitney Houston was found unconscious in a bathtub in the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on February 11, 2012.

Paramedics arrived at the scene at around 3.30pm and found Whitney unresponsive, and performed CPR.

She was pronounced dead at 3:55p.m but the cause of death was not immediately known, with local police stating there were "no obvious signs of criminal intent".

The coroner's report concluded that the singer's cause of death was accidental drowning, with heart disease and cocaine use as contributing factors.

However, the report had a few surprising details about the star before her death. The report gave an insight into the singer's addiction to drugs.

In the hotel room where Whitney died, a "small spoon with a white crystal like substance in it and a rolled-up piece of white paper" was found alongside other items used to snort cocaine.