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Officer Sues Over Whitney Houston Death Scene

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    A Beverly Hills police sergeant is suing the city, claiming he faced retaliation after reporting that a detective made inappropriate remarks about Whitney Houston's body at her death scene.

    City News Service says Sgt. Brian Weir filed the suit Monday in Los Angeles.

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    Houston was 48 when she drowned in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton two years ago. Weir contends that a detective sergeant kneeling by the singer's body removed a sheet and remarked that she was "still looking good," along with similar comments.

    Weir says that when he reported the alleged remarks, he was harassed, removed from the SWAT and K-9 units and denied promotions.

    Police Lt. Lincoln Hoshino says he wasn't aware of the lawsuit but that he considers similar claims Weir made earlier to be baseless.