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Jackson Doc Mum on Administering Anesthesia

7/6/2009 11:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson's DoctorThe lawyer for the doctor who was at Michael Jackson's home the day he died tells TMZ he did not give Jackson OxyContin or Demerol that day, but he wouldn't say the same about the powerful anesthesia found at the singer's home.

Dr. Conrad Murray was interviewed by LAPD detectives a week ago Saturday. Law enforcement sources tell us the information Dr. Murray gave police regarding drugs at Jackson's home was enough for cops to secure a search warrant from a judge. A search warrant can only be issued if there is probable cause to believe a crime has been committed.

Law enforcement sources say when police searched the home, they found the powerful anesthesia Propofol. The drug was specifically labeled Propofol and there was no indication it had been prescribed to anyone.

Edward Chernoff reiterated to us his client did not administer Demerol or OxyContin to Jackson the day he died. But Chernoff would not take the same stand on Propofol. Chernoff told us, "I have no statement on whether the Dr. prescribed or administered Propofol."

Chernoff added, "We're confident whatever the doctor prescribed did not kill Michael Jackson."

As we reported last week, cops obtained a search warrant the day after Jackson died. A second warrant was issued two days after Dr. Murray's interview -- that's the one that led cops to the Propofol. The second warrant may have been necessary if the first warrant only covered prescription medications.

The LAPD and the DEA are on the hunt to determine how the Propofol ended up in Jackson's home. The drug should never be administered outside a hospital.

UPDATE:
A spokesman for attorney Ed Chernoff just called to say when Chernoff spoke with TMZ last night "He was not conscious. He had just woken up and he can't speak for anything that was in the home."

In fact, it was just after midnight Houston time when we spoke with him. We were on the phone with Chernoff for nearly 20 minutes. He repeated multiple times that he had no comment regarding the Propofol. Aside from the comments we quoted above, Chernoff said, "I have no comment on whether the doctor administered Propofol." He also said, "I can't deny or admit what the doctor might have prescribed." He also said "I can't say if the doctor gave him Propofol."

Chernoff went on to talk about the LAPD investigation, sounding very alert and choosing his words carefully: "When all the results come in, the truth will come out and the correct result will be obtained." He also asked questions about what we knew regarding which drug may have killed Michael Jackson.


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31.

Marina    

WOW! WHERE IN THE WORLD HAVE YOU SEEN A MEMORIAL SERVICE ON SALE? THIS PEOPLE HAVE NO SHAME. MJ IS PEOPLE'S HERO AND HE IS LOVED ALL OVER THE WORLD! HAVE SOME RESPECT!
SHAME !!

1914 days ago
32.

Woody McBreairty    

Unfortunatley, Michael Jackson is mum as well.....

1914 days ago
33.

Sharona    

He is GOING DOWN!

1914 days ago
34.

Psyclon Nyne    

So, now that MJ is dead, who gets The Beatles catalogue that the greedy bastards at Sony have been wanting to get their grubby hands on for years? Just a speculation but I wouldn't be surprised if this was what MJ was murdered for.

1914 days ago
35.

mack    

I did not get memorial tickets, but I applied to get them, just didnt get lucky.
I am in another country and cannot make the memorial. I would gladly have donated my tickets to some young underpriveleged Jackson Fan, to give them a memory of a very special day.

To the "fans" who got memorial tickets, and are trying to sell them on ebay for any profit, much less a huge markup, may you rot in hell for that. You make us all sick. If you would do that you are not a fan, you would probably pimp out tickets to your own familys funeral

1914 days ago
36.

nindy    

I AGREE he did something wrong id bet anything im guessing an accident but seems odd he was hired 1 mo after grace was let go........ i wonder if it a planned deal aeg knew michael was worth more dead than alive thats why the odd clause in the Insurance it stated AEG would get compensated if it were an overdose........ think about that???? Thome is good friend with the guy who bought half of Neverland........ the guy who bought part of neverland is a part of AEG who found dr murray for michael?

1914 days ago
37.

sully1    

#21 Hussie:

Every doctor needs to fill out a prescription for any patients he/she may have, furthermore, Dr. Murry is a cardiologist not a cardiothoracic surgeon or any other type of surgeon for that matter. He is not an anesthesiologist nor a nurse anesthetist. Propofol (aka Diprivan) is an extremely powerful drug and as I'm sure you've heard by now is not for use outside of an operating room. It is used intravenously only. Besides, anesthesiologists or anesthetists are normally the individuals who administer anesthetic meds for surgical procedures and continue to monitor the patient throughout. Respiration, heart rate, blood pressure, oxygen levels are monitored. If there were to be any problems with a patient and the anesthetic used during surgery, then there need to be the proper equipment used to help reverse the effects.

1914 days ago
38.

Jnieea    

This Doc should be in prison as we speak or talk . Anyone else would be , what is the Lapd thinking .Let him vanish to go to Brazil and hide ?

1914 days ago
39.

mack    

So, now that MJ is dead, who gets The Beatles catalogue that the greedy bastards at Sony have been wanting to get their grubby hands on for years? Just a speculation but I wouldn't be surprised if this was what MJ was murdered for.

Most ridiculous ignorant statement ever posted on TMZ Or any other site. First of all Sony already owns half the catalogue they bought it from MJ. Second of all, no matter if MJ is alive or dead, he owns what he owns. Half of the catalogue. Now that he is dead, his estate owns his half of the catalogue, and all the rights and income that are derived from the catalogue will stay with the estate (the trust) until they are either passed on to his kids, or someone buys the rights to the catalogue. This half of the catalogue is worth approximately 500 million to 1 billion dollars or more.

Nobody can just take this away from MJs estate,

1914 days ago
40.

BROOKE SHIELDS BACKSTABBED KIEFER FOR FREE DESIGNER CLOTHES    

'''''''''''''' NO LABELS!!!!!! MEANS IT WAS ''SOMEONE ELSES!!!! NOT MICHAEL'S DRUGS!!!!!!

"Numerous bottles," of Diprivan without labels were found at the mansion, according to the Los Angeles Times.



NOT ACCIDENTAL,,,,,,, INTENTIONAL MURDER, MADE TO LOOK LIKE AN
ACCIDENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HE WAS MURDERED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




I'M GONNA SAY THIS ONE MORE DAMN TIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YES, HE TOOK
PAINKILLERS, NO HE WASN'T AN ADDICT. KNOWING THIS INFORMATION,
SOMEONE USED THIS INFORMATION, TO SET JACKSON UP, TO LOOK LIKE AN
OVERDOSE!!! ,,,,,,SO NO ONE WOULD
LOOK FOR THE '''INTENTIONAL KILLERS!!!!!!''' THEY KILLED HIM FOR
MONEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

INVESTIGATE MURDER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHO SET UP MICHAEL, AND PLANTED
DRUGS IN HIS HOUSE,,,,,,,,,,AFTER HE WAS DEAD?????????

WHO KILLED MICHAEL JACKSON??????????????

FOR HIS MONEY, AND FROM SEETHING,,,,,,JEALOUSY??????????

1914 days ago
41.

kip    

I would sell them, in an instant. Its not a funeral, his body wont even be there. Its going to be a concert type show.

1914 days ago
42.

kip    

I'M GONNA SAY THIS ONE MORE DAMN TIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YES, HE TOOK
PAINKILLERS, NO HE WASN'T AN ADDICT. KNOWING THIS INFORMATION,
SOMEONE USED THIS INFORMATION, TO SET JACKSON UP, TO LOOK LIKE AN
OVERDOSE!!! ,,,,,,SO NO ONE WOULD
LOOK FOR THE '''INTENTIONAL KILLERS!!!!!!''' THEY KILLED HIM FOR
MONEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

He wasent an addict???----IDIOT, he has been in rehab for it in the past. His family and ex wife even admit to it.

1914 days ago
43.

Lucy    

Is this doctor not convicted yet? I can't not believe that all the facts are not enough to put this man behind bars. If they claim that Michael had this anasthetic they someone must have injected him with it... And Conrad is the doctor who stayed with Michael overnight! His lawyer claims that the Dr. didn't know anything about medications that Michael was taking.. then how come his statement to LAPD was enough for them to go back and search Michael's house.... this doctor knows more than he claims. Dr. Murrey did not call 911 untill Michael stopped breathing.... Why doesn't anyone ask why? He claims he didn't know Michael's address....give me a brake? and how did he drove to his house? And even if that's the case why didn't he call this securty 30 minutes sooner to call on his behalf... what the heck is going on? are the cops playing a game called "WE ARE STUPID"? is LAPD that stupid? Dr. Contrad Murrey has is directly involved in Michael's death and he should have already been procecuted!

1914 days ago
44.

Renee    

I hear MJ is to be buried without his brain.
http://www.mirror.co.uk/celebs/news/2009/07/05/michael-jackson-to-be-buried-without-his-brain-115875-21495043/

Guess they want to be extra thorough

1914 days ago
45.

BROOKE SHIELDS BACKSTABBED KIEFER FOR FREE DESIGNER CLOTHES    

HOW CAN A DR. LIVING THERE!!!!!!! NOT KNOW THE ADDRESS?????? OR HAVE A CELL PHONE???? HE JUST DOESN'T WANT HIS CELL PHONE RECORDS TO BE SEARCH!!!!! CHECK OUT, IF HE TERMINATED HIS CELL PHONE AFTER THIS MURDER!!!?????


MJ WAS MANY MANY DEAD HOURS BEFORE THE 911 CALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
YOU CAN TELL BY THE LACK OF EMOTION FROM THE 911 CALLER,,,,
HE WAS FAKING IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!



DR WOULD NOT LET TIME OF DEATH BE CALLED AT HOME!!!!!!???? WHY?????? JACKSON DIED, EARLY MAYBE 3 OR 4 AM,,,,,,,,

HE WAS DEAD HOURS BEFORE, COVER UP IS GOING ON, FOR HOURS,,,,
THEY CLEARED ALL THE DRUGS OUT????? HOW DID THEY GET DRUGS BACK INTO THE HOUSE?????????? REPLACED EVERY DAY DRUGS IN MOST HOUSEHOLDS,,,, WITH LETHAL PRESCRIPTION ONES?????????

NO IV SET UP??????????? FOUND IN HOME!!!!!!!!!!

MJ KICKED HIS HABIT YEARS AGO, THEY ARE JUST USING HIS PAST...TO COVER UP THE LIES!!!!!!!!!!!

NOTE TO CHERLY LEE NUTRIONIST, HOW MANY TALK SHOWS ARE YOU DOING TO PROMOTE YOURSELF YOU LYING BITCH!!!!!!!!

WHO IS PAYING YOU?????????????? TO LIE?????

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