No Evidence of Demerol Injection: LAPD

By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 26, 2009 2:55 PM CDT

(Newser) – Authorities have seen no evidence that Michael Jackson was injected with the painkiller Demerol before his death, a detective tells the Los Angeles Times. The widely reported claims “are coming from outside the investigation,” he said today. Meanwhile, Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray, has returned to the city and is preparing to speak with police, TMZ reports. (Read more Michael Jackson stories.)