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Whitney Houston Death Likely to Be Ruled Accidental

Source says police have found no sign of struggle

February 29, 2012 12:40 PM ET
Whitney Houston accepts the International Favorite Artist Award at the 2009 American Music Awards.
Whitney Houston accepts the International Favorite Artist Award at the 2009 American Music Awards.
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Whitney Houston's death on February 11th is expected to be ruled an accident. Sources close to the ongoing investigation of the singer's death have told E! News that "nothing suspicious" has been found to connect the circumstances of her death to any physicians or people of interest.

"She had no marks on her body whatsoever to indicate a struggle, and she was the furthest thing from trying to kill herself," the source told E! News. Full toxicology results will not be ready until next week, and until then, police will not officially comment on the case.

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