Michael Jackson - Michael Jackson Was Already Dead When Paramedics Arrived Court Hears

MICHAEL JACKSON, the legendary pop singer who passed away in June 2009 under unusual circumstances, was already dead before paramedics arrived at his home, a court has heard. DR CONRAD MURRAY is accused of gross negligence after he administered an extremely powerful anaesthetic to help Jackson get to sleep, and a preliminary hearing has begun to determine whether there is enough evidence for the cardiologist to stand trial.
Dr Murray gave the singer the powerful 'Propofol' shortly before his death, and Jackson was found to have died from intoxication of the drug which was complicated by other sedatives, reports the Press Association. Prosecutors claim that evidence clearly shows how Dr Murray attempted to conceal the fact that he had administered the anaesthetic - he is said to have called bodyguards to collect medical items from Jackson's home before paramedics arrived. Lawyer DAVID WALGREN said in the Los Angeles Court, "The evidence will show through the expert testimony, by all accounts, Michael Jackson was dead in the bedroom at 100 North Carrolwood prior to the paramedics arriving".
If convicted of the charge of 'Involuntary Manslaughter', Murray could face up to four years in prison and the loss of his medical license, however, he has pleaded not guilty.


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There are so many thoughts and words that I could call that murderer, but I will refrain.I always thought that Michael was dead before the ambulance arrived.The doctor knew fair well that Michael had passed away, but he chose to not tell anyone of that fact. He is very incompetent. I also find it hard to fathom why the American judicial system would let Murray still practice medicine is beyond me!
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Murrey only gets 4 years - but Michael is dead for life!
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OMG a man in the us was convicted for life for the murder of his friend with the same drug that killed our beloved Michaelwhy should it be any different for this bloody arsehole of a "SO CALLED DOC THAT DIDN'T KNOW HOW TO PERFORM CPR"he needs to be in jailfor the MURDER of Michael and the possession of a controlled drug that should never be out of hospitals
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Michael dead before the Paramedics arrived, you think? Murray tried to cover up what he had done before he instructed anyone to call for help...this spells guilty in my book! Four years is a slap on Murrays hand, he will do 15 months and get out early for good behavor. Murray will also be isolated from the general prison population to protect him...does he really deserve this right? I think we all know the answer. I do hope the court does NOT pull in Michael's children to testify of what happend at the house that day,that would scar them for the rest of thier lives, let the kids be as they have been through enough, let the adults testify as to what happend. R.I.P. Michael, we L.O.V.E. you!
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Emergency response steps in cases of cardiac arrest:1. Call 911 immediately.2. Perform chest compressions at a rate of 100 per minute (mouth-to-mouth resuscitation incrementally).3. When the paramedics arrive, provide them with necessary information regarding the time period since the collapse or cardiac arrest and actions taken between the time they were called and arrival. 1. Being a Cardiologist Dr. D should have known these steps...2. How can you be a Dr. and not know how to do CPR? Was he absent the day it was taught?3. CPR is only effective on a victim of cardiac arrest if commenced within 6-7 minutes after cessation of blood flow through the body...Humm yes Dr. D in fact knew exactly what he was doing..but got lost on the cover up!!!
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Oh paleeze, this is alredy getting ugly. This man is a murderer, and of course because it's Michael Jackson it's just going to become a circus instead of justice being served. He took this man away from all of us, and he gets a slap on the hand like a child when being chastized...it sickens me and has amde me lose faith in the justice system if that's all he gets.Love you Michael!
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Dr Murray know DAMN well he killed Michael Jackson. And to sit there in court and face his mother and lie about it is beyond me. He may get off but some he will reap what he sold.
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A tragedy on so many levels. I wish Murray could get more than four years. I knew MJ died at the house and that Murray was too chicken to admit that he screwed up and allowed the greatest entertainer and humanitarian to slip from us and ascend to Heaven. Murray had better not walk. MJ's fans are not gonna stand for an acquittal. Murray is incompetent. MJ trusted this BOZO with his life. AEG did not want Murray but MJ did. Murray had those emergency room people waste their time trying to revive a dead man. MJ was long gone by then. They better take away his license. Murray had NO BUSINESS practicing medicine. He could not even do CPR correctly.It wasn't MJs time to go, it really was not.
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I agree!!!!!!!!!!!with the commentor!!!!!!!!!!!!!"only 4 years! but MICHAEL is dead for life!"WE WANT JUSTICE FROM THE JUSTICE SYSTEM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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