Betty on the News: Top Stories: Michael Jackson's death a homicide and more

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Michael Jackson’s death ruled a homicide, Swine Flu could kill up to 90,000 Americans and more

-Margeaux Baulch Klein

Michael Jackson’s doctor waited 82 minutes to call 911

Dr. Conrad Murray and Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson‘s death has been ruled a homicide by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office, reports People, in the latest twist in the ongoing investigation into the singer’s June 25 death.

According to reports, an autopsy showed lethal levels of anesthetic propofol in Jackson’s body, a powerful sedative that the singer reportedly referred to as his “milk.”

Dr. Conrad Murray, Jackson’s personal doctor and the last person to see him alive, had been giving Jackson the propofol sedative to help him sleep in the six weeks leading up to the singer’s death. Suspicions were raised after it took over 82 minutes for anyone to call 911 after Murray found Jackson unconscious and not breathing. However, Murray denies any wrongdoing in the King of Pop’s death. (People)

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0 thoughts on “Betty on the News: Top Stories: Michael Jackson's death a homicide and more

  1. Candice says:

    90,000 deaths? That’s a huge # !

  2. Shanece says:

    yay for panic! 90,000 deaths is expected from the Swine Flu. gosh, now I really need to be careful

  3. littlelady says:

    i thought this had already been determined.

  4. kisskiss says:

    Oh no, I’m a young adult! Eeek. I’ve been pretty good so far I’m just going to keep my fingers crossed and my hand sanitizer at the ready and hope to keep it at bay.

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