MJ’s death probe shifts focus to source of drugs

July 22nd, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI  

Michael Jackson Washington, July 22 (ANI): Police probing Michael Jackson’s death have extended their investigation to the source of drugs, overdose of which apparently led to the King of Pop’s demise, it has emerged.

According to a law enforcement source, the investigative team have conducted interviews with physicians and personnel at medical facilities in Las Vegas on Monday.

It is believed that at least one drug, which has contributed to Jackson’s sudden death on June 25 originated in Las Vegas, reports Fox News.

However, sources could not tell what drug was the focus of the probe, who was questioned or which medical practices were visited.

Meanwhile, ‘Thriller’ hitmaker’s physician Dr Conrad Murray, who runs a cardiology practice in Las Vegas reportedly cancelled his third interview with LAPD last week.

A spokeswoman for Murray’s legal team has denied those reports.

The physician has been questioned twice shortly after Jackson’s death, which is being treated as a homicide.

Investigators have also been tracking down all drugs recovered from Jackson’s rented Holmby Hills mansion in the days following the death of the King of Pop.

It has also been reported that the Medical Board of California has started proceedings that could strip Murray of his license to practice medicine. (ANI)

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