Whitney Houston, the pop music icon, died yesterday afternoon at the age of 48. Members of Houston's entourage found her unconscious in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Houston was pronounced dead at 3:55 p.m.
Policed have sealed off the room that Houston died in and will not enter until the obtain a search warrant according to TMZ. Police would like to conduct a thorough search of the room that Houston died in and are obtaining a warrant to proceed with caution.
Police are interested in whether drugs are present in the room.
TMZ reports that although police would be able to seize any items in plain view, they intend on searching the room top to bottom.
The cause of Houston's death is still unknown.
Houston won two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards and 22 American Music Awards during her career, cementing her as the most-awarded female pop singer of all time according to the Guinness Book of World Records.
Houston is survived by her only child, Bobbi Kristina and her ex-husband Bobby Brown.