Whitney Houston’s Body On Jet, Awaiting Trip To New Jersey

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Feb. 13 2012, Published 5:30 a.m. ET

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The late Whitney Houston’s body is on a jet waiting to be flown to New Jersey for her funeral later this week, is reporting.

Houston’s remains, along with family members and friends, are at Van Nuys airport preparing to leave on director Tyler Perry’s private jet.

As 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."

Whitney Houston

PHOTO: Crime Lab Van At The Beverly Hilton Hotel

The 48-year-old singer died Saturday and as 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



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