Whitney Houston’s Body On Jet Heading To New Jersey

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Feb. 13 2012, Updated 3:30 p.m. ET

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The late Whitney Houston’s body is on a jet heading to New Jersey for her funeral later this week, RadarOnline.com is reporting.

Houston’s remains, along with family members and close friends, left Van Nuys airport Monday on director Tyler Perry’s private jet.

As RadarOnline.com previously reported, the Beverly Hills Police Department held a press conference on Monday to discuss the death of Houston, revealing that they've concluded their preliminary investigation and have handed it over to the coroner's office.

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The spokesperson confirmed that Whitney's body was initially found in the bathtub of her fourth floor Beverly Hilton Hotel room by a member of her personal staff, and was moved by a person or persons prior to any medical personnel arriving on the scene.

"We have concluded our portion of the investigation at the hotel," the spokesperson said, noting that it was an active death investigation — not a homicide investigation. "As of right now, it's a coroner's case."

The 48-year-old singer died Saturday and as RadarOnline.com previously reported, law enforcement officials found Lorazepam, Valium, and a sleeping medication in her hotel room.

Houston had "a plethora of sedatives including Lorazepam, Valium, Xanax, and a sleeping medication that was found in her hotel room," a law enforcement source told RadarOnline.com.


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