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Jackson Death Certificate

7/7/2009 11:13 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

We've obtained a copy of Michael Jackson's death certificate. On cause of death, it says "deferred."

Jackson Death Certificate

It does say Forest Lawn Cemetery was a "temporary" disposition of the body. As we first reported the body will not go back to Forest Lawn. Final burial is pending at an unknown location.

Jackson's occupation is listed as "musician." The type of business is "entertainment." Years in occupation -- 45.

As for race, the word "black" is written.

The informant -- the person who gave the information for the death certificate -- is listed as La Toya Jackson.

The place of residence is not listed as the Holmby Hills home -- rather, it's listed as his parents' home in Encino.


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91.

Jason    

It says temp resting place because I bet that they will temporally bury him there until they get it ok'd to go to neverland. Similar I believe to what happened to Elvis, he wasn’t originally buried at Graceland.

1844 days ago
92.

Patti    

Funny. I watched the memorial and didn't see anyone mention that MJ was a junkie that did drugs in front of his kids, and died in front of them.

If you go back and listen to the 911 tape, you can hear one of the poor kids shreik in the background. What a terrible last memory to have of tour daddy!

1844 days ago
93.

sharif    

I was holding it together until Usher started singing. Could not stop crying after that. Now I am ready and waiting to see what happens to the family that ultimately started the downfall of MJ. The two individuals ( Jordan & Evan Chandler) who accused MJ of abuse. Now you want to come out and say that you are sorry and that it was all a lie. SERIOUSLY! TMZ I hope and pray that you do not sleep on this story. I would like to see an investigation with the same intensity that was applied towards MJ's. These two individuals are just as much responsible for his death as the so called doctors are. Not once did I doubt his innocence. Not Once!

1844 days ago
94.

Roro    

Now I can add one more name to my "Let Them Be Dead" list. He can join the list of other dead icons like, James Dean, Marilyn, Jimmy, Janis, Elvis, and others who we don't have to worry or care about any more. They're dead, let them be dead, and let's move on to someone newer and better.

1844 days ago
95.

Rae    

#89 lmao

Good one !
These people (if we can call them that) come here and spew there hate cause they don't feel good about themselves!
Did anyone walk away with a message from the memorial??

1844 days ago
96.

FiBiker    

TODAY SHOULD BE A NATIONAL HOLIDAY FOR ALL BLACKS IN THIS COUNTRY.....LET THEM TAKE THE DAY OFF WITH FULL PAY.....IF YOU ARE NOT WORKING, CALL OBAMA AND HE WILL CUT YOU A CHECK FOR A DAYS PAY!!!!

1844 days ago
97.

haven here    

I saw a picture of Paris riding in a car from Forest Lawn with two men. Where was Katherine, Janet, or LaToya, and who was she with? LaToya alleged sexual abuse in the family so they need to be careful with these children. Also, Corey was merely trying to honor Michael in his own unique way. He did nothing wrong. Prince Michael I looks like a young Michael, and Paris looks like Debbie. Michael said in an interview these kids were "gotten" the natural way, maybe so. I understood Michael had expressed a wish to be cremated, therefore, I think that is what will happen, or has happened. The casket was surely empty, if not, what a waste of money. I imagine Michael's remains have been returned to Katherine. It doesn't make one iota of difference what the death ceretificate says, he died of cardiac arrest, contributing factors do not have to be expressed in the cause of death. The pathologists will determine causatives for the cardiac arrest at a later date. It might be wise to preserve his body until these answers are forth coming. The LA coroners office seems to lose a lot of evidence.

1844 days ago
98.

WeLoveYouMichael    

RIP Michael,,,,,,,,,I hope you can rest in peace, as in life, you were not left alone. May angels watch over you,,,no one on earth would. We love you.

1844 days ago
99.

ugh    

Madonna adopted two black kids, and has a spanish kid? Does that mean she wants to be white? Seriously ... it's absurd. He was an African American whether you like it or not. So keep tanning, plumping your lips, and making your butt look fat, you'll never be as beautiful as us!

Posted at 5:53PM on Jul 7th 2009 by Honey Child

"never be as beautiful as us" wow...you're just mostly racist. talk about absurd. keep straightening and lightening your hair.

oh, and newsflash!: tanning would never make a white person look black. if anything it would make then look spanish. but by all means keep using whatever lame excuses you need to fuel your racism.

1844 days ago
100.

First whores!    

96. TODAY SHOULD BE A NATIONAL HOLIDAY FOR ALL BLACKS IN THIS COUNTRY.....LET THEM TAKE THE DAY OFF WITH FULL PAY.....IF YOU ARE NOT WORKING, CALL OBAMA AND HE WILL CUT YOU A CHECK FOR A DAYS PAY!!!!

Posted at 6:03PM on Jul 7th 2009 by Rough Daddy

Another genius product of the south.

1844 days ago
102.

Leao    

OKAY FOOLS, THERE SHOULD BE NO METION OF ANYTHING NEGATIVE IN MJ'S LIFE. ON THIS DAY WE SHOULD CELEBRATE HIS CRAFT AND HIS HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS. TOO MANY OF YOU IDIOTS ARE TRYING TO TEAR THIS MAN APART IN LIFE AND IN DEATH. i AM NOT SAYING HE WAS PERFECT BUT FOR GOODNESS SAKE TODAY IS HIS MEMORIAL! CAN THERE BE ONE GET ONE DAY WITHOUT THE CRAP THAT YOU ALL SEEM TO HAVE TO TALK ABOUT. CAN WE TALK ABOUT THE FACT THAT HE IS IN THE GUINESS BOOK FOR DONATING THE MOST MONEY TO CHARITY? CAN WE TALK ABOUT HOW MANY OF US BOUGHT AND CONTINUE TO BUY HIS MUSIC AND HOW IT TOUCHES OUR SOUL? CAN WE CELEBRATE HIM LIKE WE DID ELVIS AND FRANK SANATA WHEN THEY DIED?

P.S. TMS WE KNOW HE WAS BLACK THERE WAS NO NEED FOR YOU HIGHLIGHT THE FOLLOWING; As for race, the word "black" is written.

1844 days ago
103.

sonicsedition    

Corey F, just for the record, the idea of the masks was 100% Debbie Rowe. Michael was proud of his kids.

1844 days ago
104.

kennedy    

WHERE THE F. WAS DIANA ROSS....CAN YOU IMAGINE LEAVING YOUR CHILDREN WITH SOMEONE WHO DOSENT EVEN SHOW UP FOR YOUR FUNERAL.

1844 days ago
105.

Michelli    

Amava e amo michael sem dúvidas é o melhor OF The Best só gostaria de ter tido a oportunidade de ter assisitido a um show de este artisita explêndido............

1844 days ago
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