Jacko to Be Buried on Birthday: Dad
King of Pop to be laid to rest at LA's Forest Lawn Cemetery
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 17, 2009 3:37 PM CDT
FILE -In this July 10, 2009 file photo, Joe Jackson, Michael Jackson's father, waves to the crowd as he arrives on stage at a memorial service for pop star Michael Jackson at the Steel Yard Stadium in...   (AP Photo/John Smierciak, File)
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(Newser) – Michael Jackson will be buried on Aug. 29, what would have been the late artist’s 51st birthday, Joe Jackson tells the New York Daily News. The King of Pop’s father says plans for the burial, to take place at LA’s Forest Lawn Cemetery, were just made in the past few days. He also said he supports the LAPD’s inquiry into the possibility of wrongdoing in Jackson’s death, but warned against making Dr. Conrad Murray “the fall guy for a whole lot of people”—without elaborating on who those people are or what they might have done.