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Conrad Murray Hit With Max Sentence

Michael Jackson's doctor gets 4 years

(Newser) - Dr. Conrad Murray was hit with the maximum sentence of four years' imprisonment today for his role in the death of Michael Jackson. Murray, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter , will serve his time in county jail rather than prison because he is a non-violent felon, TMZ reports. It is... More »

Jacksons Want Murray Documentary Axed

Lawyers demand MSNBC pull 'Fatal Friendship'

(Newser) - Conrad Murray has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson and MSNBC shouldn't be airing a documentary that shifts the blame back to the singer, lawyers for the Jackson estate say. Michael Jackson and the Doctor: A Fatal Friendship is scheduled to air tomorrow... More »

Dr. Murray: Why I Didn't Call 911

Plus: Michael Jackson's last words

(Newser) - In a Today interview airing tomorrow and Friday, Dr. Conrad Murray finally explains why he didn’t call 911 as soon as Michael Jackson stopped breathing—although his explanation may still leave you with a few questions. Emergency responders wouldn’t have been able to come through the gate, the... More »

Murray Guilty in Jackson's Death

Unanimous verdict read as crowds outside cheer

(Newser) - A Los Angeles jury just found Dr. Conrad Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson, reports TMZ . Crowds gathered outside the courthouse were heard cheering immediately after the announcement of the unanimous verdict. Murray, who faces the almost certain revocation of his medical license and up... More »

Jurors See Photo of Jackson's Naked Corpse

Singer 'healthier than average' before fatal OD, doc says

(Newser) - A photo of Michael Jackson's body was shown to jurors in the Conrad Murray trial yesterday as a coroner described the autopsy and his decision to rule the death a homicide. Jackson's body appears emaciated in the photo, but Los Angeles Deputy Medical Examiner Christopher Rogers said he... More »

Doc Made 'Odd' Request Right After MJ Died: Assistant

Conrad Murray reportedly requested a ride to mansion to get cream

(Newser) - Michael Jackson's personal assistant took the stand today in the Conrad Murray trial , and talked about a mysterious cream he says the doctor wanted to retrieve right after the singer's death. Michael Amir Williams testified about the day Jackson died, saying "we were making small talk about... More »

Tour Exec Confronted Doc About 'Incoherent' Jackson

But Murray said to leave the doctoring to him, says Kenny Ortega

(Newser) - From Dr. Conrad Murray’s trial for the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson, more sad details about the King of Pop’s last days. Kenny Ortega, the choreographer for Jackson’s “This Is It” tour, testified yesterday that he confronted Murray just days before Jackson’s death, airing his... More »

Tape of Drugged Michael Jackson Played at Doc's Trial

Prosecution says it proves doctor knew singer's condition

(Newser) - “When people leave my show, I want them to say, ‘I’ve never seen nothing like this in my life.” That’s one of the things Michael Jackson is heard mumbling in a recording prosecutors played today in the trial of Conrad Murray, who’s charged with... More »

Michael Jackson's Doctor Must Stand Trial

Judge also suspends Conrad Murray's license

(Newser) - A California judge came down hard on Michael Jackson's personal physician today, suspending his license and ordering him to stand trial on manslaughter charges in the singer's death. That Conrad Murray must stand trial isn't a big surprise—even his attorneys had expected as much, notes the Los Angeles Times... More »

Dr. Murray's Defense: Jacko Killed Himself

Defense will claim pop star gave himself extra dose of Propofol: prosecutor

(Newser) - Dr. Conrad Murray, accused of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson's death, appears to be taking a novel approach to his defense: Claim the King of Pop killed himself. Or so says the prosecution, reports the AP. "I do think it's clear the defense is operating under the theory that... More »

Paris, Prince Jackson May Testify at Doctor's Trial

Conrad Murray thinks they'll help his case

(Newser) - Things seemed to be going pretty well for Michael Jackson ’s children, but that may not last long. Dr. Conrad Murray , who will stand trial for manslaughter in Jackson’s death, plans to call Prince and Paris Jackson to the stand. “Prince and Paris knew their dad relied... More »

Michael Jackson Doctor Keeps License

California medical board wanted Conrad Murray banned

(Newser) - Conrad Murray, the doctor charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson, can keep his medical license, a California judge ruled today. Murray is already barred from using Propofol, the powerful sedative that killed Jackson, as a condition of his $75,000 bail, ABC News reports . The state... More »

Lawyers for Doc: Michael Jackson Killed Himself

Sleepless pop star administered lethal dose of drug, defense will argue

(Newser) - Michael Jackson, foiled in his quest for sleep despite the use of a powerful anesthetic, gave himself the drug overdose that killed him, Conrad Murray's lawyers plan to argue. The pop legend's personal physician, who has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, will contend that Jackson was addicted to Propofol and... More »

Cops Found Skin Whiteners, Propofol at Jackson House

Unsealed search warrants reveal stash of drugs

(Newser) - Michael Jackson's house contained large quantities of general anesthetic and dozens of tubes of skin-whitening cream, unsealed search warrants show. Cops found eleven containers of propofol—some enough to serve as general anesthetic for several hours—in a closet where Dr. Conrad Murray told them he had stashed them in... More »

Jackson Doc Halted CPR to Collect Drug Vials

Report suggests Conrad Murray tried to hide evidence

(Newser) - Michael Jackson's doctor stopped performing CPR on the dying pop star and delayed calling paramedics so he could collect drug vials at the scene, according to documents obtained by the AP that shed new light on the singer's chaotic final moments. The explosive allegation that Dr. Conrad Murray may have... More »

Michael Jackson's Doctor Pleads Not Guilty

Conrad Murray faces 4 years if convicted of felony manslaughter

(Newser) - Conrad Murray pleaded not guilty after being charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson today. The singer's parents, Joe and Katherine, and several of his brothers were in court in Los Angeles. Prosecutors allege Murray killed the pop legend "unlawfully, and without malice," by administering... More »

Michael Jackson's Doc to Plead Not Guilty Today

Conrad Murray will be arraigned this afternoon

(Newser) - Michael Jackson's doctor will finally be arraigned today after a series of delays, and sources say he will plead not guilty. Conrad Murray is expected to arrive at the courthouse early and voluntarily—as opposed to being arrested and brought in handcuffed—for his 1:30 arraignment in Los Angeles,... More »

Jackson Doc Will Surrender Tomorrow

Conrad Murray faces involuntary manslaughter charges

(Newser) - The doctor implicated in Michael Jackson’s death will surrender tomorrow in Los Angeles, where he faces involuntary manslaughter charges last June. Conrad Murray, 56, met with his legal team today, sources tell TMZ ; the Los Angeles County District Attorney will file charges in the morning, and Murray will then... More »

Michael Jackson Doc to Face Manslaughter Charge

Prosecution of Conrad Murray will rest on 'theory of gross negligence'

(Newser) - California prosecutors will charge Conrad Murray with involuntary manslaughter for his role in the death of Michael Jackson. Prosecutors plan to argue that Murray was grossly negligent in prescribing a sleep aid to the pop singer. An indictment will be sought after the LAPD completes the formality of presenting the... More »

Janet Blames Doc for Michael's Death

Dr. Conrad Murray is responsible, she says, and should stop practicing

(Newser) - Janet Jackson blames Dr. Conrad Murray for her brother Michael’s death, and says he should no longer be practicing medicine in an interview airing tomorrow. Jackson tells Robin Roberts of ABC News that Murray “was the one that was administering. I think he is responsible.” She adds,... More »

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