Coroner Rules Michael Jackson Death A Homicide

The Los Angeles County coroner says Michael Jackson's death was a homicide primarily caused by two drugs.

In a statement released Friday, the coroner said the cause of death was acute intoxication from the anesthetic propofol. Other sedatives contributed to the death, most notably lorazepam.

The coroner did not release Jackson's full autopsy report, citing an ongoing security hold at the request of Los Angeles authorities.

Dr. Conrad Murray, the pop star's personal physician, told police he gave Jackson propofol the morning of June 25 after a series of sedatives failed to help Jackson sleep. Murray is the target of what police term a manslaughter investigation.

The 50-year-old Jackson died June 25 in Los Angeles.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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  • by PHONEJACK Location: G-VEGAS on Sep 19, 2009 at 05:33 AM
    Well when you do bad things,Bad things happen.That is carma,you know what goes around comes around.GOD will make him pay.One thing about it,he want sleep with little boys anymore.He knows what he done!!!
  • by MADDOG Location: GREENVILLE on Aug 29, 2009 at 05:30 AM
    DEAD IS DEAD,,,get over it.
  • by linda Location: greenville on Aug 28, 2009 at 07:36 PM
    the doctor and nurses should be lock up for giving the meds,they knew better,suppose to help someone not kill them no matter how bad or good they have been.
  • by Cactus Location: Strabane on Aug 28, 2009 at 02:53 PM
    He got what he wanted, and paid a doctor $150,000 per month to make sure he received his drugs of choice.
  • by To Jlo Location: Greenville on Aug 28, 2009 at 02:40 PM
    Ummm...I'm sure his family CARES!
  • by sam Location: farmville on Aug 28, 2009 at 01:39 PM
  • by jlo Location: washington on Aug 28, 2009 at 12:46 PM
    Who cares!!!! Let the man REST IN PEACE!!!!!!!!!

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