Michael Jackson's Death Ruled As Homicide

Aug 25th, 2009

It may have happened two months ago, but Michael Jackson's death has just been ruled as a homicide. Meaning more likely criminal charges will be filed against the doctor who was with the pop star when he passed away.

The coroner determined a fatal combination of drugs was given to Jackson hours before he died June 25 in his rented Los Angeles mansion, according to the official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the findings have not been publicly released. Forensic tests found the powerful anesthetic propofol acted together with at least two sedatives to cause Jackson's death, the official said.

Dr. Conrad Murray, a Las Vegas cardiologist who became Jackson's personal physician weeks before his death, is the target of a manslaughter investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department. According to a search warrant affidavit unsealed Monday in Houston, Murray told investigators he administered a 25 mg dose of propofol around 10:40 a.m. after spending the night injecting Jackson with two sedatives in an unsuccessful attempt to get him to sleep. (source)

Of course this doctor is fighting for his innocence, but call us fools if we think injecting someone with this much crap is cause for concern.

Murray has spoken to police and last week released a video saying he "told the truth and I have faith the truth will prevail." His attorney, Edward Chernoff, had no immediate comment but has previously said Murray never administered anything that "should have" killed Jackson. (source)

Get ready to practice bending over when you drop the soap, doc.

August 25th, 2009 by Tags: Michael Jackson, death, homicide, king of pop
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