Houston's daughter 'treated for stress'

Whitney Houston's daughter has been released from a Los Angeles hospital after being rushed there the morning after her mother's death.

A source close to the family who did not want to speak says Bobbi Kristina Brown was treated and released for stress and anxiety.

The 18-year-old was taken by ambulance to the hospital around 10.30am on Sunday from the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where her mother was found dead Saturday afternoon.

Brown had accompanied her mother to several pre-Grammy events last week.

Coroner's officials received Whitney Houston's body early on Sunday morning, but have not yet said when an autopsy will occur. Any cause of death determination will likely be delayed while they await toxicology results.

The news about Bobbi Kristina came as Houston's family broke their silence on the tragedy, issuing a statement saying they were devastated by the "unimaginable tragedy'' of the singer's death.

"We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Whitney. This is an unimaginable tragedy and we will miss her terribly. We appreciate the outpouring of love and support from her fans and friends,'' said the statement.

Houston, a superstar in the 1980s and 1990s with hits including I Will Always Love You, was found dead in her hotel room at the Beverly Hilton on the eve of the annual Grammys award show on Sunday.

The star's mother Cissy Houston, a gospel singer, reportedly spoke to her daughter a short time before she died.

- AFP


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