Michael Jackson’s Death Ruled Homicide OfficiallyAugust 29th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez
The ruling has finally come from the coroner’s office regarding the reason for the King of Pop Michael Jackson’s death. According to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office, Michael Jackson’s death has been ruled a homicide and it is stated that he has died of “acute propofol intoxication.”
According to the official statement, “The ‘manner of death has been ruled homicide. Cause of death was established as acute propofol intoxication. Other conditions contributing to death: benzodiazepine. The most prominent drugs that were said to have been found in MJ’s blood are propofol and Lorazepam. Other drugs like midazolam, diazepam, lidocaine and ephedrine have also been detected.
The full autopsy report has not been released yet, these announcements have just been made as a part of the press notice. The final part of the coroner’s report is said to include a complete toxicology report. The toxicology is going to remain on security hold, on the request of the Los Angeles police department as well as the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office.
After this press notice was made available, the members of the Jackson family have released a statement saying, “The Jackson family again wishes to commend the actions of the Coroner, the LAPD and other law enforcement agencies, and looks forward to the day that justice can be served.”
Dr. Conrad Murray has told the police that Jackson in his last few hours had pleaded for a dose of a powerful anesthetic. Even though he had held strong initially, Dr. Murray had relented later on to given in to the superstar’s demands.
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