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Officials to carry out Bobbi Kristina Brown autopsy

An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of Bobbi Kristina Brown's death after she was taken off life support on Sunday (26Jul15).

In January (15), the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown was found unresponsive in the bathtub by her partner Nick Gordon at the home they shared in Roswell, Georgia.


The 22 year old was placed in a medically-induced coma, and her family agreed to turn off her life support on Sunday after almost six months.


The Fulton County Medical Examiner in Georgia has confirmed to People.com that Brown's passing will be investigated as a "known or suspected non-natural death" and an autopsy will be carried out to determine what happened at her Roswell home.


The statement reads: "Because the events at her home leading to her death occurred in Fulton County (Roswell), her death has been reported to the Fulton County Medical Examiner for determination of the cause, manner, and circumstances of death. Despite the long interval between her being found unresponsive and her death, an autopsy will still be necessary to further evaluate possible causes of death or contributing factors...


"(The time lapse will) complicate reconstruction of the events surrounding her initial unresponsiveness. Interpretation of autopsy findings and other information will also be challenging. However, an autopsy could be helpful to address questions which may arise about the cause of her unresponsiveness and eventual death."