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Felt Jackson Dead at Scene

6/26/2009 1:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson Dead at the sceneWhen EMTs arrived at Michael Jackson's home yesterday, the medics wanted to pronounce him dead on the scene -- but Michael's personal doctor refused to let them "call it" -- this according to sources close to the situation.

When EMTs arrived there was evidence someone had been performing CPR on Michael for "quite some time." There was evidence of Lidocaine -- an old-school drug that can be used to treat disturbances in the heart's rhythm. Medics took over performing CPR but determined Jackson was lifeless -- and wanted to call the coroner to pick up the body.

We're told Jackson was flat-lined when EMTs arrived.

But our sources say M.J.'s doc demanded EMTs continue performing CPR anyway, and demanded that they take Michael to the hospital.

Once they arrived at UCLA, we're told Jackson's doc continued to personally administer CPR -- even though it was clear Jackson was already gone.

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ADLEN    

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1942 days ago
32.

eagle    

What about all the other people who has crossed .He was just a Man . Thats all over TV is MJ this And MJ that there is other things out there besides MJ

1942 days ago
33.

mc    

why are people concerned with Janet in this? what could she possibly have to do with this situation....in the grand scheme of things she is another sibling...another relative...who got the news just like the rest of them did and rushed out to LA

1942 days ago
34.

Carrie    

Maybe the "coma" story was to buy time so all the Jacksons could be notified of Michael's death.

1942 days ago
35.

Camila    

Hello, guys! I'm from Brazil and a big fan of the greatest artist ever. I'm pretty upset today. Didn't sleep at all, I just kept crying and woke up feeling like a close friend of mine had died. Music will never be the same without him. It seems like it was his doctor's fault. He must have given Michael a high dose of demerol and that led his heart to stop beating so he tried desperately to bring him back to hide what he had done, but it was useless. Maybe if he had called 911 immediately Michael would have survived. I'll be missing you forever, Michael! Rest in peace.

1942 days ago
36.

Eva    

Diane Dimond said yesterday that her informant told her Michael was cool to the touch when the EMTs arrived and that there was evidence someone had worked on him for a while. So, the cover-up theory is alive and well.

1942 days ago
37.

natalie scott-deane    

something is definately not right here, things just dont add up and seem a bit strange......why did the dr not call 911 immediately and why did he not let the paramedics call t.o.d when they couldnt save him the first time all a little weird.....find the doctor find the answers

1942 days ago
38.

John    

About last nights news M.J. Here is the way I see it. GOD without man is still GOD; Man without GOD is nothing. So plan ahead my Brothers and Sisters in Christ Jesus. It was not raining when Noah built the ark, and just remember It is better to be FAITHFUL than to be FAMOUS ... R.I.P. and my GOD have MERCY on your SOUL.....

1942 days ago
39.

Chelsey    

Lidocaine is ACTUALLY a topical cream for the burning/ pain of his skin disease, Vitiligo

1942 days ago
40.

beth    

Does anyone know if they did a temperature on mj when the emt's arrived to guessamate the true time of death was....
rip mj

1942 days ago
41.

GROW UP MOVIE STARS!    

Honestly, I have so much more respect for Farrah Fawcet and Ed McMahon (probably spelled that incorrectly,) then Micheal (cry me a river, who am I) Jackson or PLEASE world LOVE me or I’ll kill myself Anna Nicole. Farah Fawcet although she has never been in the limelight as someone who is out there fighting to help other people and she definitely appeared to fit the Blond and dumb stereotype, at least she was fighting to stay alive. Nit wits, need medication to deal with what all of us regular people deal with and then some every day. As a matter of fact too many of the rich and famous can only be rich and famous being regular is just too much for them to handle. When they are going through their sad rich lives losing and making millions, something most of us will never see or make, they need drugs, not for pain (I am in chronic pain every day and I work full time). We don’t need pats on the back. We bust our knee or hips and we have to wait until our insurance says we can have surgery or we can have pain medicine. Now with the stupid rich and famous they are going to make it so much harder for GOOD doctors to be help regular people, because the Feds are looking for any reason they can, to clamp down on something else that just makes life a little easier for regular people. I mean seriously, look at theses people that our children, friends and family are going to pieces over. Come on, do you actually think any of them, would stop and shake your hand, ask you if you are okay or not. Grant it they are high profile, but what noodle doesn’t know that with fame comes chaos? I am so seriously tired of every station, every newspaper talking about these human beings as if they were anything but human, actually, human beings “homo: any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn “ Does that apply to these people? NO, not for the most part it doesn’t. So please people, I know I can’t tell you what to do, but please, there are so many other things that truly matter, where you will get back all that you put into it, then to sit around and become part of this craziness that yet another idiot has allowed themselves to become a part of. Ask yourself this.. MJ’s lawyer said he was going to tell everything and that he cried when he found out MJ was dead. Seems he cared, so why didn’t any of those caring people stage an intervention and drag MJ off for some well needed therapy??????????? They didn’t appear to care that much, now did that? Ever hear of CASH COW?????

1942 days ago
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LisaK    

I was not a fan of Michael Jackson's. But I do have to say that it seems he was surrounded by people that were indeed enablers and as a result he is dead. Why have a doctor on scene and stay with you? Why didn't someone mention to him that this was not a good idea? This doctor obviously is in big trouble and he knows it. That is why he continued to do CPR when everyone else knew it was worthless. Sounds like Michael was dead on the scene. I hope his children was not present to see all this. Poor little things.

1942 days ago
43.

Ellen    

I am an ICU nurse, and it appears the Doctor did what was expected in this situation. When someone has a cardiac arrest, the only thing that can bring them back is drugs like epinepherine and lidocaine. An AED (shocking the person) cannot be used when the heart is in asysole (flatline). CPR must be begun immediately, and drugs administered per protocol. It's not clear how long it was before 911 was called, but even 10 minutes of CPR will leave quite an impression on the body. Even with interventions, the overwhelming majority of people who flatline will not be revived. From the story here, it sounds like the doctor's error was insisting on continuing to attempt to revive Michael when the timeline should have indicated that further effort was futile. Let's wait for the whole story to come out before we judge. BTW, lidocaine may have been around for a while, but it is still protocol for cardiac arrest, and was appropriate to use.

1942 days ago
44.

Curly    

Hey Neek

You are one sick puppy!

1942 days ago
45.

konik93    

i saw news on internet at about midnight in Poland. they werent good. and when at 0:40 i heard this tragic info in BBC i couldnt belive it. such an insane case! when i woke up i was unsure if it wasnt a dream. polish tv gave me no doubt. best music character ever, rest in peace michael. futer kids will learn about your achevements. Fan from Poland, Still Remember Bemowo 1996.

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