Updated at 8:05 a.m. ET
Whitney Houston's body is resting in a New Jersey funeral home, TODAY's Jeff Rossen reported Tuesday. A private Gulfstream 4 jet escorted her from Van Nuys Airport at about 3 p.m. PT on Monday and she touched down at Teterboro Airport just after 10:30 p.m. ET, according to NBC New York. Rossen reported that upon landing, her body was escorted to the Whigham Funeral Home in Newark, carried in a golden funeral hearse along streets lined with fans.
Los Angeles assistant chief coroner Ed Winter said in a press conference Monday that the security hold placed on information about the high-profile case did not prevent the singer's body from being released to her family.
In Rossen's report, L.A. Times reporter Andrew Blankstein said that sources had told the Times that anti-anxiety medication and sleeping aids had been found in Houston's hotel room.
Houston's family plans holding a wake Thursday and will hold a funeral Friday at Newark's Prudential Center, home of such teams as the New Jersey Devils and temporarily of the New Jersey Nets, a source close to the arena tells NBC New York. The arena seats close to 20,000 for concerts. Rossen reported that tickets are expected to be handed out on a "first-come, first-served" basis, and up to 18,000 of them may be distributed. He indicated that the funeral may also be televised.
The Grammy-winning singer, 48, was found unconscious underwater in the bathtub of her room at the Beverly Hills Hilton on Saturday. She was staying at the hotel before a pre-Grammys party. The cause of her death has not been determined. Winter says no announcement will be made until toxicology tests are finished, which could take more than a month.
She was remembered in tributes at Sunday's Grammy awards.
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