But early this year, with new music, a new man, and a new movie— due out this summer—she seemed to be resurfacing.Following her death in a Beverly Hilton bathtub, Mark Seal investigates Houston’s final days: the prayers and the parties, the Hollywood con artist on the scene, and the message she left behind.
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Fans were already gathering at the Hilton for Clive Davis’s party when Ed Winter, the coroner, took the elevator to the fourth floor.
Highway 1 begins unceremoniously, emerging from a tangle of freeway ramps in Orange County’s Dana Point.
Jones entered the suite, and when she walked into the bathroom she found Whitney facedown in a foot of water in the tub.
As they frantically administered CPR, Jones told the switchboard to call 911.