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Judge Grants Media Request to Unseal Bobbi Kristina Autopsy

The 22-year-old daughter of singer Whitney Houston died in hospice care July 26.

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    Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, died on Sunday, July 26, 2015. She was 22.

    A judge in Atlanta has issued an order to unseal the autopsy report for Bobbi Kristina Brown.

    Fulton County Superior Court Judge Henry Newkirk on Thursday granted a motion filed by media organizations.

    Media lawyers argued the September sealing order violated the state and federal constitutions and court rules because there was no public notification or opportunity for a hearing. The state argued the law exempts records sealed by court order.

    Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said in a statement he believes the records should remain sealed but that he will follow the instructions of the court.

    The 22-year-old daughter of singer Whitney Houston was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub in her suburban Atlanta townhome Jan. 31, 2015, and died in hospice care July 26.