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Jackson Family --

Demerol Shot Caused Death

6/26/2009 10:56 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson demerol shotA close member of Michael Jackson's family has told us Jackson received a daily injection of a synthetic narcotic similar to morphine -- Demerol -- and yesterday he received a shot at 11:30 AM.

Family members are saying the dosage was "too much" and that's what caused his death.

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316.

annon    

he was a pedifile..lets face the facts.no big loss

1862 days ago
317.

wacko jacko IV    

I agree.........the real KING is still Elvis
funny how these aging singers.........both died of narcotic abuse
When you are KING I guess you get what you want when you want. He proved that with paying off his victims in the sexual abuse cases.

1862 days ago
318.

Non PC at all times    

Chicken Stripper what's beyond tragic is the death of an innocent. He was not. You cried all night for a dead child molester you didn't even know? Did they use those "paddles" on your head or something?

1862 days ago
319.

Ziggy    

Demerol is often given to people that have chronic back problems. My mom had so much nerve damage in her back, it crippled her for a while, she wasn't even able to walk. Demerol, made it so she could get through the day. She was very careful with it and only took it if she needed it, and even then often took half a pill. The problem with that kind of drug is it loses it's effectiveness and you need stronger doses for it to work. By then, alternative treatments should be looked at.

We don't know the whole story though, maybe the doctor was lazy, maybe Michael wanted quick fix so he could get back to working...we may never know. We have lost many amazing people this way, maybe now stricter regulations will come into place.

1862 days ago
320.

Brillo Pad    

TOTALLY AMUSED. I now have to invest in tissue. You should be a comedian!!!

1862 days ago
321.

wacko jacko IV    

Totally AMUSED - you are too funny! Paddles on the head!

1862 days ago
322.

Brillo Pad    

BRENDA. Maybe the doctor will have enough money to pay off the judge, just like MJ did to pay off the child he raped.

1862 days ago
323.

wacko jacko IV    

Hey Brenda - too bad you are not a young boy named Brendon. Then you would have been able to feel the real warmth this peophile had! Maybe wacko jacko would have invited you into his bedroom........and you could have been carassed into the night!

1862 days ago
324.

Marie from Mulberry St.    

Michael,
I will miss you very much. Your music was my life. I grew up listening to you and watchinh you on Saturdays.
All the love in the world was not able to save you from yourself Or from the ravenous hands of those who did not look at you as a human being first. Just a big 'ol bag of money.
Well...I for one will miss you. Rest in Peace, Michael Jackson...Rest in Peace.

1862 days ago
325.

Non PC at all times    

It's been fun gang. Funny Though, Chief Slapaho, wacko jacko IV, keep up the good work. Stay on these idiots if you have time. God knows they must have nothing but on their hands.

1862 days ago
326.

zee    

SO VERY SAD, I CANNOT BELIVE THAT A PRPFESSIONAL DOCTOR IS THE ONE THAT GAVE HIM THE SHOT, HE SHOULD HAVE CALL 911 BEFORE HI DID THAT SO OTHER DOCTORS COULD MAKE THAT CALL..RIP MICHAEL WE LOVE YOU,

1862 days ago
327.

Brillo Pad    

AMEN Chief Slapaho!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1862 days ago
328.

Dleenoz    


There is NO way we are ever going to know the exact truth to this death no matter how much the reporters dig.

Did you ever think (like I do) that there are just tooooo many reporters in this country trying to make their big break?

What a shame this whole fiasco is. Let him rest in peace.

1862 days ago
329.

Fan    

I remember being 8 years old when Elvis died. I didn't understand what that meant to the world. Now I'm 39 and Michael Jackson has died. It puts everything into perspective now. May he go in peace and may the world always remember this shining star.

1862 days ago
330.

Brillo Pad    

FREEAPRILGRIFFIN: What you felt pass was obviously a big fart. You may want to try Gas X.

1862 days ago
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