Whitney Houston

10:56 pm
Sat February 11, 2012

Music superstar Whitney Houston dies

Whitney Houston performs at Mediolanum Forum in 2010 in Milan, Italy. The Beverly Hills police said Saturday that the singer has died. She was 48.
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Originally published on Sat February 11, 2012 5:28 pm

Whitney Houston, who ruled as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, died Saturday. She was 48.

The Beverly Hills Police Department say Houston was found dead Saturday afternoon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The cause of death has not been reported. Her body remained in the hotel and Beverly Hills detectives were investigating.

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