Initial autopsy finds no obvious cause of death for Bobbi Kristina Brown

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ATLANTA —Medical examiners say the initial portion of their autopsy on Bobbi Kristina Brown has found no obvious cause of death or significant injuries.

In a statement Monday morning, the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office says the time that elapsed from when she was found unresponsive until her death Sunday would “complicate” its effort to reconstruct what happened.

The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office began its autopsy Monday on the daughter of singer Whitney Houston and said there was no evidence of previously unknown medical conditions. Brown died Sunday at age 22 at the Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Georgia, nearly six months after being found unresponsive in a bathtub inside her suburban Atlanta townhome on Jan. 31.

A police report described it as a drowning.

The medical examiner’s office says it is ordering lab tests and has issued subpoenas for documents — likely Brown’s hospital records — to help determine a cause and manner of death. The agency says a ruling should take several weeks.

Bobbi Kristina was the only child of Houston and singer Bobby Brown.