Singer-actress Whitney Houston died this afternoon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, California.
Singer-actress Whitney Houston was found dead this afternoon at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Death was initially confirmed by Representative Kristen Foster.
According to Lieutenant Mark Rosen of Beverly Police, a 911 call was made at 3:23 PM Pacific Time. When the police arrived at the fourth floor of the hotel, they found someone trying to revive the patient that they found to be Whitney Houston and also later identified by her family, friends and co-workers. Houston was pronounced dead at 3:55 PM Pacific time.
Whitney Houston started singing in Church as a child. She officially started her singing career with the help of music mogul Clive Davis. She had seven straight billboard number one hits in the 1990’s including “I Will Always Love You” and “Saving All My Love For You.”. She has also starred in films “Bodyguard” and “Waiting to Exhale.” Over he career, Whitney sold over 170 million for her albums, singles and videos.
The Grammy award singer has been struggling with alcohol and drug addiction problems for years. She had a tumultuous relationship with Bobby Brown who, sources said, was struggling right now with the news of her death.
Houston’s death comes at the eve of the Grammy Awards Pre-Party by Clive Owens. She was also to appear on the remake of “Sparkle” this year.
According to Rosen of Beverly Hills police, there were no signs of criminal intent at this time but the cause of death is still currently under investigation.
Tributes were pouring in memory of one of the greatest voice in music industry, Whitney Houston, died at the age of 48. Several celebrities twitted messages for the late singer, including Mariah Carey, Tony Braxton and Latoya Jackson.
Updates as of 6PM PT: