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Judge grants request to unseal Bobbi Kristina Brown autopsy

Associated Press

ATLANTA – A judge in Atlanta has granted a television station’s request to unseal the autopsy report for Bobbi Kristina Brown.

WXIA-TV reports that Fulton County Superior Court Judge Henry Newkirk on Thursday granted a motion filed by media outlets.

The judge will likely sign an unsealing order in the coming days. The state is appealing.

Media organizations argued the September sealing order violated the state and federal constitutions and court rules because it was entered without public notice and without an opportunity for a hearing. The state argued the law exempts records sealed by court order.

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.

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