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Amount of cocaine in Whitney Houston's system unclear

March 22, 2012 |  3:52 pm

Photo: Musician Alicia Keys, Chairman and CEO BMG USA Clive Davis and singer Whitney Houston arrive at the Legendary Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Party held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 9, 2008 in Beverly Hills, California. Credit: Vince Bucci/Getty Images
Officials have not revealed the amount of cocaine and other drugs found in singer Whitney Houston’s system, but fans and admirers said they were not shocked by the autopsy's findings.

Houston, 48, was found lifeless and submerged in a bathtub at the Beverly Hills Hilton on Feb. 11 by friends and family. She had been taking part in pre-Grammy events and had planned to attend a party for her longtime mentor Clive Davis at the hotel.

In addition to the cocaine, Ed Winter, deputy chief of coroner investigations, said marijuana, Xanax, Flexeril and Benadryl were found in her body. Xanax is traditionally used as an anxiety treatment. Flexeril is a muscle relaxant and Benadryl addresses allergies and can be used as a sleep aid.

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Houston had a long history of drug addiction.

A couple days before she died, Houston drew the attention of reporters and security staff with her erratic behavior, dripping sweat and disheveled clothes.

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Photo: Musician Alicia Keys, Chairman and CEO BMG USA Clive Davis and singer Whitney Houston arrive at the Legendary Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Party held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 9, 2008, in Beverly Hills, California. Credit: Vince Bucci/Getty Images

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