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Michael Jackson’s ‘Murder’: Jacko Died Too Rapidly To Close His Eyes

by | 28th, September 2011

MICHAEL Jackson ‘murder’: Anorak’s look at Dr Conrad Murray’s trial in the news:

The front pages:


King of Pop ‘abandoned by his doctor’

Jury shown death pic as trial starts


Daily Star: “Shock of Jacko’s drug hell”

Daily Mirror: “JACKO: The Trial”

The Times: “Perfect storm of drugs killed Jackson trial is told”

The Show:

A CHILLING recording of Michael Jackson’s drugged voice was heard by his shocked family yesterday at the start of his doctor’s ­manslaughter trial. His feeble ­ramblings were played minutes after Dr Conrad ­Murray ­appeared in court charged with killing him with an overdose.

Jacko’s parents Katherine, 81, and Joe, 82, his siblings Janet, 45, La Toya, 55, Tito, 57, Randy, 49, and Jermaine, 56, listened in ­stunned silence. he singer sounded confused and lost as he mumbled to the medic in a recorded phone call: “We have to be phenomenal.

“When people leave this show, when people leave my show, I want them to say: ‘I’ve never seen nothing like this in my life. Go. Go.’” He was talking about 50 concerts at London’s O2 Arena that fans say drove him over the edge before his death at 50, on June 25, 2009. – Daily Star

The Defence

When Michael Jackson was frustrated because he could not sleep, frustrated because his doctor refused to give him a drug (propofol) he preferred he wanted he did an act without his doctor’s knowledge, without his doctor’s permission, he did an act that caused his own death,” defense attorney Edward Chernoff said.
“The evidence will show you that when Dr. Murray left the room, Michael Jackson self-administered a dose of propofol that, with the Lorazepam, created a perfect storm in his body that killed him instantly,” Chernoff said.

“When Dr. Murray came into the room and found Michael Jackson, there was no CPR, there was no doctor, no paramedic, no machine that was going to revive Michael Jackson. He died so rapidly, so instantly, he didn’t even have time to close his eyes.” – SWRNN

Murray’s Version:

Defense attorneys have argued that Murray entered Jackson’s room around midday June 25, 2009, to find him not breathing, but with a faint pulse. Murray’s attempts to revive Jackson by administering CPR didn’t succeed, which prompted him to call for help. Since there was no landline phone available, Murray couldn’t call 911, and he claims that he couldn’t use his cell phone  because he did not know the exact address. Murray claims to have run downstairs and yelled for help and asked a chef to get security to Jackson’s room. He claims the security placed the 911 call within 30 minutes of him finding Jackson lying motionless.

Paramedics reached Jackson’s home within five minutes of the 911 call, at 12:26 p.m., and performed CPR for 42 minutes at the house. Murray’s attorney has claimed that Jackson had a pulse when he was being shifted to the hospital. But a Los Angeles Fire Department official has stated that the paramedics found Jackson in “full cardiac arrest.” Doctors’ attempts to resuscitate Jackson, for more than an hour, didn’t succeed, and he was pronounced dead at 2:26 p.m. – IBTimes

The Drugs

Despite the claim that Murray was trying to wean Jackson off propofol, Walgren told jurors that between April 6 and June 10, 2009, Murray ordered 255 vials of propofol, totaling 4.09 gallons of the “general anesthetic agent.”

Cherchez La Femnme

CONRAD MURRAY spent around 45 minutes on the phone as Michael Jackson lay dying and made a call to his girlfriend, prosecutors said yesterday. The doctor was speaking to cocktail waitress Sade Anding when he first noticed something was wrong with Jacko.

His first call after dosing Jacko with propofol at his home was at 11.07am, to someone called Stacey Ruggles, jurors heard. Then at 11.13am

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