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Authorities Closing in On Jackson Doc

7/11/2009 12:53 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

 Michael Jackson DoctorLaw enforcement sources tell TMZ the central target in both the coroner and LAPD investigations into Michael Jackson's death is Dr. Conrad Murray, who was at Jackson's house when the singer went into full cardiac arrest.

Sources say the doctor is not cooperating with authorities, but they have still found evidence linking him to the drug that may have killed Jackson. As we first reported, as a result of Dr. Murray's second interview with police two weeks ago today, the LAPD obtained a warrant to conduct a second search of Jackson's home -- and that's when they found Propofol, a powerful anesthesia that should never be used outside a hospital. There is evidence Propofol was administered to Jackson shortly before his heart stopped beating.

And we're told there is evidence Dr. Murray may have administered the drug. Dr. Murray's lawyer, Ed Chernoff, told TMZ he would neither confirm nor deny if Dr. Murray administered Propofol to Jackson. Law enforcement sources tell us if they conclude the doctor administered the drug it may well lead to manslaughter charges.

Investigators are also suspicious of the delay in calling 911 -- the Dr. says he waited 20 - 30 minutes because he didn't know Jackson's address that would lead paramedics to the house. Jackson lived on one of the most famous streets in the world -- one house above Sunset Blvd.

As the investigation into Jackson's death heats up, there's also an investigation into his life with drugs and the doctor's who fueled it. Sources tell us law enforcement is seriously investigating the prescription practices of several doctors who gave Jackson access to medications. Investigators are particularly interested in doctors who used aliases to write scripts for Jackson. One of the central figures in the investigation -- Dr. Arnold Klein.

We broke the story yesterday how members of Jackson's staff complained that Klein was using the names of employees and others to help Jackson score drugs. One of the names allegedly used -- Frank Tyson, a former Jackson employee. Several powerful meds in Tyson's name were prescribed by Dr. Klein and found at the Neverland Ranch during the 2003 search.



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Steph    

I'd like to know the whole story! Nothing is adding up that I hear, Murray is clearly not truthful in what he says. He was obviously hired by someone to do harm to Micheal, supplied with the drugs by another doctor to inject them into Michael so he would die, I don't think Michael had in mind to die, even tho I believe he didn't like himself very well, hence all the plastic surgeries to his face. I though he looked frail at those rehearsals I saw on t.v. but learned that he had arthritis, that makes anyone look frail. It did look like his arthritis was causing him pain in his legs and back. Those reports of him being healthy before he died I don't believe either. His sister LaToya said that even a healthy person couldn't perform 50 concerts. I do believe he was being worked too hard in order to generate more revenue for the company he was recording for. But I have a book that suggests that there was a conspiracy to kill him because it was said that in there that he'd be worth more dead than alive by the father of the kid that claimed he molested him because his father was trying to extort money from him by using his own son. You know, his famous friends didn't defend him when he needed their support, where was Madonna? Elizabeth Taylor? Lionel Richie? Janet Jackson? his mother? where were all these people when he needed them? He should have listened to the people who were trying to help him with his drug habit. It still sounds like a conspiracy to me, I hope Dr. Murray and Dr. Klein get charged for murder in the first degree because they obviously planned it.

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sultrysiren    

Is Flava Flav friends with this Doc? Or any of the Docs? I still want to know his connection. There has to be some other reason that he was at the house. I think he wanted to get something out or cover up something that could link to him. Just sayin..

1932 days ago
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momster    

Oh there will be hell to pay for this. This Dr is SO culpable in MJ's death. I hope they nail this guy. And Dr. 'creepy-eye' Klein as well. They both hastened the death of this poor man...grrr...

1932 days ago
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First Base    

First

1932 days ago
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The Truth    

About time

1932 days ago
6.

Hurray for Pete King...    

The drug addicted pedophile himself is to blame...

1932 days ago
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Marcus    

We know that it was very odd that this doctor waited so long to call 911. We can also safely assume that this doctor would be inclined to hook Jackson up with this drug in return for 150,000 dollars a month. This guy is toast.

1932 days ago
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slt    

Good! I hope justice prevails and that if anyone is guilty of a crime in relation to MJ's death, they get prosecuted.

1932 days ago
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Tess T Cull    

Whatever the outcome of the criminal investigation, this whole saga has been a strange end to a twisted tale.

1932 days ago
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Boo    

this murray "doctor" needs to be locked up. i hope he hasn't been practicing "medicine" in the interim after Jackson's death

1932 days ago
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Sunny    

This doctor is soooooooo guilty!

1932 days ago
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The Truth    

the Dr. says he waited 20 - 30 minutes because he didn't know Jackson's address that would lead paramedics to the house.

Come on guys ...He had to clean up the I V and other stuff to cover his azz ....

1932 days ago
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let it go    

3. First
Posted at 12:01PM on Jul 11th 2009 by First Base

No, No you're not, dumb azz

1932 days ago
14.

Michelle    

FOR THOSE WHO KEEP POSTING THAT THE KID CHANGED HIS STORY, PLEASE READ AND/OR CLICK LINK:
Keep It in the Closet

Can the kid who settled his child-abuse claim
with Michael Jackson speak out about his case?
By Brian PalmerPosted Thursday, July 9, 2009, at 6:06 PM ET

According to an unsubstantiated Internet rumor circulating since
Michael Jackson's death, Jordan Chandler, the boy who in 1993 claimed
to have been repeatedly molested by the pop star, has now recanted
his
story. Fifteen years ago, Chandler reached a $20-million settlement
with Jackson, in which he agreed that neither he nor any of his
family members or representatives would make any public comment about
the case. Now that Jackson is dead, can Chandler speak out?
No. Jackson's settlement with Chandler, like any well-crafted
confidentiality agreement, binds not only the parties themselves but
also their "heirs, administrators, executors, conservators,
successors, and assigns." The death of Jackson, or Chandler for that
matter, would have no effect on the settlement's secrecy obligations.
http://www.slate.com/id/2222567/?from=rss

1932 days ago
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guy rich    

THIS GUY SHOULD LEAVE THE COUNTRY QUICKLY.HES GOING TO JAIL SO FAST HE WONT HAVE THAT STUPID GRIN ANYMORE.FROM WHAT I HEAR HES RELATED TO OJ.

1932 days ago
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