The 911 call placed moments after Whitney Houston’s body was found in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton hotel on February 11 has just been released.
A member of the hotel security team is the person who made the call, informing the 911 operator about a “46-year-old female found in the bathroom.”
The caller says he was alerted to the situation by an “irate” woman who called security from the room, but couldn’t get much information from her.
A woman who first dialed security kept hanging up for whatever reason, preventing the dispatcher from giving potentially life-saving instructions faster.
Listen to the Whitney Houston 911 call below:
“I’m not sure if she fell or if she was in the bathroom with the water,” the hotel security employee says of Whitney Houston, who he never identifies by name.
The security team member was under the impression she was not breathing, and the 911 dispatcher sent emergency personnel there immediately.
Too late, as it turned out, as the star couldn’t be revived. Whitney’s official cause of death is listed as “accidental drowning,” with foul play ruled out.
Heart disease and cocaine use were contributing factors, according to Houston’s autopsy report, and the legendary singer may well have overdosed.
The L.A. County Coroner said Whitney’s chronic use of drugs caused a narrowing of her arteries, which resulted in a cardiac event before her death.
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Whitney Houston 911 Call: Released, Tragic