Los Angeles County Forensic Services announces that Michael Jackson’s disappearance was attributed to a lethal dose of the anesthetic propofol. Read more the article
The King of Pop died on June 25 from heart failure at the age of 50.
The medical examiner’s findings are contained in official documents released in Houston.
The exact causes of the singer’s death were the subject of an investigation by the police, who focused their investigations on the drugs prescribed and the role of the doctors who treated Michael Jackson, in particular his personal doctor, Dr. Conrad Murray .
Los Angeles Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Sathyavagiswaran said he reviewed the preliminary toxicology results. His preliminary assessment of the cause of death of Michael Jackson mentions lethal doses of propofol (Diprivan)”, we read in particular in the search warrant for the offices of Dr. Murray, issued in California.
This warrant was disclosed by the district clerk of Harris County, Houston. Dr Murray has a medical practice there, which was raided on July 22.
In an affidavit for the warrant, the police say they have “collected evidence of an offense of homicide which tends to show that Dr. Conrad Murray committed the said offense”.
Murray’s attorney, Ed Chernoff, could not be reached.
Murray, who was in Michael Jackson’s room the day he died to help him sleep, administered numerous medications including a 25-milligram dose of propofol intravenously at 10:40 a.m. local time, the warrant says. search.
Jackson was “very used” to propofol, which he called his “milk” because of the milky appearance of the anesthetic, the document adds.
In the early hours of June 25, Dr. Murray also gave Michael Jackson Valium, Ativan and Versed.
Jackson went to sleep after receiving propofol. Murray stayed by her side for about ten minutes before leaving to go to the bathroom. When he returned, about two minutes later, Jackson was not breathing, the document said.
The King of Pop’s funeral at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park near Los Angeles has been set for September 3.