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Jackson's Death 'Almost Certainly' a Homicide

7/24/2009 3:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson's DeathLaw enforcement sources tell us the L.A. County Coroner is scheduled to release the autopsy results in Michael Jackson's death next week, and the cause of death will "almost certainly" be homicide -- death at the hands of another.

We're told the Coroner himself will make the call mid-week, after he gets the final toxicology report from an outside consultant. But based on the draft report as well as what has become "clear evidence," causes other than homicide -- natural, accidental, accidental overdose, and suicide -- have been ruled out.

We've already reported that for weeks, the LAPD has treated Jackson's death as a homicide. They have served multiple criminal search warrants -- most recently at Dr. Conrad Murray's Houston medical office. Dr. Murray is actively being investigated as the person who may have administered the powerful anesthesia Propofol to Jackson the day he died.

We're told both the Coroner and LAPD have significant evidence that Propofol caused Jackson's heart to stop.

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31.

Antoinette    

We've been hearing this for so long, but if they actually come out and say "homicide" it's going to be really upsetting. Just to think of the whole span of his life for it to end like this, it's just such a waste. Such an incredible waste. And at the same time, it was bound to happen. So many people were after what he had for it to come so strangely from those he surrounded himself with instead of a crazy fan or the populace at large that he isolated himself from. It's like it was inevitable.

1915 days ago
32.

junior    

July 23rd, 2009 6:58 am ET TO TMZ AND MICHAEL JACKSON'S FANS THIS IS WHAT I POSTED ON THE LARRY KING LIVE BLOG AFTER JOE JACKSON AND LEONARD ROWE'S INTERVIEW ON JULY 20, 2009

DEAR LARRY KING LIVE:

JOE JACKSON IS NOT ON TRIAL FOR ABUSING HIS CHILDREN. IT SEEMED THAT YOU WERE TRYING TO CRUCIFY HIM! PLEASE REALIZE HIS SON WAS MURDERED! PLEASE GO AFTER THE HUGE ROBBER BARRONS, STINKING MOBSTER SLAVE MASTERS SUCH AS MR PHILLIP ANSHUTZ- OWNER OF AEG LIVE, TOMMY MATTOLA EX CHAIRMAN OF SONY RECORDS (Who MJ had to go into witness protection since July of 2002, after he brought A LAWSUIT AGAINST SONY & TOMMY MATTOLA FOR RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AND NOT MARKETING HIS RECORDS, JOHNNY COCHRAN WAS HIS ATTORNEY AT THE TIME), AND BIG MEDIA CONSPIRATORS WHO CONTRIBUTED AND ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS DEATH!!

THE FACTS ARE MR. JOE JACKSON WAS A GREAT PARENT AND SUCESSFUL BUSINESS MAN. HE LOVED HIS CHILDREN ENOUGH TO GIVE THEM DISCIPLINE WHEN NECESSARY AND MAKE THEM ALL HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL MUSICIANS AND BUSINESS PEOPLE WITH THE NATURAL BORN TALENT THAT THEY WERE ALL ENDOWED WITH!
THE FACTS ARE HE CLOTHED AND FEED ALL NINE CHILDREN AND NEVER LEFT THERE MOTHER TO FEND FOR HERSELF!
THE FACTS ARE MR. JOE JACKSON ENSURED THAT NONE OF HIS SONS JOINED A GANG OR ENDED UP IN A JAIL CELL. HE ALSO ENSURED THAT NONE OF HIS DAUGHTERS ENDED UP AS UNWED TEENAGE MOTHERS AS SO MANY YOUNG GIRLS NO MATTER WHAT THE RACE ARE ENDING UP IN TODAY’S SOCIETY.
I SAY MR. JOE JACKSON CAUSE I HAVE TO GIVE HIM THE ULTIMATE RESPECT OF CALLING HIM MR BEFORE I MENTION HIS NAME BECAUSE HE DEFINETLY EARNED IT -NO MATTER HOW THE MEDIA TRYS TO ASSAINATE HIS CHARACTER I AND 900 MILLION FANS BELIEVE IN YOU MR. JOE JACKSON SO KEEP ON FIGHTING THOSE CORPORATE SLAVEMASTERS!
MR. JOE JACKSON YOU HAVE ALREADY FOUGHT THE ODDS AND WON. HOW MANY PARENTS TODAY WHITE, BLACK OR HISPANIC HAVE CHILDREN THAT ARE DISRESPECTING THEIR PARENTS BY SELLING DRUGS, JOINING GANGS AND BECOMING UNWED TEENAGE MOTHERS. MAYBE IF THESE PARENTS HAD THE STRENGTH OF CHARACTER TO GIVE THEM A LITTLE DISCIPLINE OR CORPORAL PUNISHMENT AS THEY DO IN BRITAIN, THE WEST INDIES AND THE SOUTHERN STATES THESE CHILDREN WON’T BE SHOOTING OTHER CHILDREN IN SCHOOL AND IN THE STREETS OR DYING FROM ILLEGAL DRUGS! MOST LIKELY THEY WOULD HAVE AMOUNTED TO SOMETHING INSTEAD OF BECOMING STATISTIC IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM LIKE SO MANY BLACK OR HISPANIC CHILDREN ARE VICTIM OF!
SO MR. LARRY KING PLEASE STOP RIDDICULING AND DISRESPECTING MR. JOE JACKSON FOR DOING A GREAT PARENT. BY DOING THIS AND THE OTHER MEDIA SHOW ARE DEFAMING MICHAEL JACKSON’S INCREDIBLE LEGACY!
SO MR LARRY KING PLEASE STOP THE NONSENSE AND STAY FOCUSED ON THE ISSUES THAT 900 MILLION FANS OF MICHAEL JACKSON WANT TO KNOW, WHO ARE THE CONSPIRATORS THAT MURDERED MICHAEL JACKSON?
POSSIBLE CONSPIRATORS YOU SHOULD INTERVIEW AND QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD ASK:
1) AEG LIVE OWNER – PHILLIP ANSHUTZ – MULTI-BILLIONAIRE WHO IS LISTED BY FORBES MAGAZINE AS ONE OF THE WORLD RICHEST AMERICANS. MR ANSHUTZ OWNS
A MEDIA CONGLOMERATE OF COMPANIES INCLUDING:
1) ANSHUTZ FILM GROUP AKA BRISTOL BAY PRODUCTIONS AND WALDEN MEDIA; 2) CLARITY MEDIA GROUP A DENVER BASED PUBLISHING GROUP WHICH INCLUDES, THE SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER, THE BALTIMORE EXAMINER, AND THE EXAMINER.COM; 3) NRC BROADCASTING- WHICH OWN A STRING RADIO STATIONS IN COLORADO;
4) A 17% STAKE IN QUEST COMMUNICATIONS AKA BABY BELL;
5) REGAL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, THE LARGEST MOVIE THEATHER CHAIN IN THE WORLD WITH APPROXIMATELY 6000 MOVIE SCREENS 6) 6% STAKE IN UNION RAILROAD, ONE OF THE BIGGEST SHAREHOLDERS IN THE COMPANY;7) FOREST OIL – GET THIS IN MAY 2001 THE BUSH ADMINSTRATION APPROVED OF MR ANSHUTZ RIGHT TO DRILL AN EXPLORATORY OIL WELL AT WHETHERMAN DRAW IN SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA WHERE NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES WANTED TO PRESERVE THEIR SACRED ROCK DRAWINGS. EVEN THOUGH 10 NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES, ENVIRONMENTALISTS, AND PRESERVATIONISTS TRIED TO APPEAL THIS DECISION IT WAS STILL UPHELD; 8.) PACIFIC ENERGY COMPANY 9) STAPLE CENTER, NBA- LA LAKERS , MLS- LA GALAXY AND SO MANY MORE DIVERSE ASSETS THIS ONE MAN OWNS THAT IT WOULD TAKE TO LONG TO PUT IT ON ONE PAGE.

LARRY KING PLEASE ASK MR PHILLIP ANSHUTZ THESE QUESTIONS 1) WHY DID HE HIRE THE SAME DOCTOR WHO PASSED MICHAEL JACKSON FOR HIS LIFE INSURANCE PHYSICAL TO BE HIS 24/7 PERSONAL DOCTOR AT MJ’S RESIDENCE? 2) WHY DID HIS COMPANY AEG LIVE NEED TO HIRE 7 DOCTORS TO TAKE CARE OF MJ? 3) DID MICHAEL JACKSON’S DOCTORS DIAGNOSE HIM WITH EMPHYSEMA, A GENETIC DISORDER CALLED ALPHA-1 ANTRYSIN DEFICIENCY AND GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING? 4)WHY WAS MJ FAMILY AND FRIENDS BLOCKED BY THEIR SECURITY FROM SEEING HIM? 5) IF THEY KNEW MJ WAS SO SICK WHY DID AEG LIVE INSIST ON HIM DOING 50 SHOWS INSTEAD OF THE 10 SHOWS HE WAS ORIGINALLY CONTRACTED FOR?; 6)WHY WOULD DR TOME, TOME A SO CALLED DOCTOR AEG LIVE HIRED TO ALSO TAKE CARE OF MJ, WOULD ALSO TAKE CARE OF HIS F

1915 days ago
33.

blackletta    

Looking at some of these comments are really unbelievable. First of all Doctor Murray, did not have liensce to pratrice in the State of California. So, he was not suppose to give MJ any kind of drugs. Secondly, we only know what the media put's out for us to read about. Maybe MJ was addicted to painkillers, and as a doctor side they shall not be giving him prescription under his name or anyone elese names knowning that he annouce bank in I believe '93 or 96 that he was addicted to painkillers. Yes, he had a problem sleeping, and this so call Dr. Murray, administrator a drug that did not allow him to wake up. Unstead of putting him down, we should be looking at what money can buy you.
Michael's kids are now without their father, and his Mother and brothers/sisters is without a brother now, We should be praying for them, but no some of us want to continue to degrade him even in death. My point to this is, you cannot believe everything you read or heard. Mr. Gregory said on AC360 that when he last saw MJ he did not look as if he was on painkillers addiction and that MJ did not trust the people around him in his camp. He felt that they were trying to poison him. So Mr. Gregory took him to a hosiptal because he was dehydrated. His own brother did not see MJ as being hook on Painkillers, but hey the media said he was. I can't say what he was or was not doing I was not there and neither was you. All we can do as fans or curious peeps is to wait for the outcome and see just what really happen.

Do not mean to come out so strong but when I read some of these comment is really makes me mad. People fell to realize is that the King of Pop was HUMAN just as we are. We all makes some bad choices in our life, some of us get to make it right and then some of us never get the chance like MJ. The worst of it all is the three kids, who will never, never get to wake up every morning or go to bed ever night without seeming and knowning their father is not among the living. So, as a parent my heart goes out for them kids, as well as he family. Doctor Murray should pay for what he has cause, taking a life.

REST IN PEACE MJJ. a fan 4Life

1915 days ago
34.

Naomi G.    

I've know along michael was killed by another person, and I can't wait till Justice is served for Michael Jackson's Family, Friends and Most of the people he loved the most US his Fans.....But Mostly his Children. I Love You Michael so much. I loved you in life and I will love you in death.

I wish you were still with us alive and breathing. You will always be in my heart Michael Jackson.

1915 days ago
35.

cassie    

i mean no disrespect for the man, but come on-i am so tired of hearing about his death. it's done, it's over with, can we please move on to something else...anything i don't care what.

1915 days ago
36.

Mullins    

This just sooo sad- He trusted people and I hate that he died- I hate his children don't have their dad- they loved him so much and he loved them-the world will not have no more music from him and the world will not see him perform again-I hate that his life was cut short because of this crazy drug-I hate that nobody could save him from all the drugs he was taking to kill the pain he was in - This just is sooo sad- He always wanted to give - He was such a giving person- I hope that who ever caused his death goes to prison-I hope nobody else is doing this crazy drug in their home- This is just soooo Sad!!!!! Rest in peace Michael

1915 days ago
37.

Ms. Hysterical    

Look at the bright side, now all you people who do nothing but follow the sad saga of Michael Jackson will have years of fun. You can sit around and play detective, prosecutor, judge, psychiatrist and lots of other stuff with your fellow MJ worshipers. Do you hear that whoooshing sound, that's your life passing you by. Be sure to check back all day every day for more details as YOU solve the mystery of "Who killed Michael.' PS, drug addicts usually die young. I'm out.

1915 days ago
38.

frogs and gravel    

Whoosh! Whooshhhh!

1915 days ago
39.

lili    

God Bless You Michael Jackson, Rest in Peace, we love you.

1915 days ago
40.

MJ is the love of my life    

Gahhhh..arrest that 'quack cardiologist' already! I miss Michael so much. I wish that he were still here he didn't deserve to go no one should at that age!

1915 days ago
41.

MyBijou    

I pray when this is all over Michael can have a properly burried so he can finilly rest in peace , Ask for the Dr hope you like cool steel bares ,cos your looking to spend some time behind them

1915 days ago
42.

latoshi    

This so-called doctor and others are sure at fault here. Mainly doctor Conrad Murry he and others should have known better.
Here is a super-star an addict and your feeding him dope like it's food come on. Dr. Killer had practices in 3 states so he was a very busy man imagine how many other people he was doing this for. God only knows. I hope that justice is severd in this matter and I hope he gets the maxium sentence. Here are 3 sweet innocence children that are fatherless and poor Blanket doesn't even understand what's going on DAM! That poor baby! I bet my last dollar that others are involved too but they have had enough time to cover their asses. LikeDr. Klein called himself MJ friend but he's on Larry King Live saying he prescribed
Demerol to him and he called him an addict. I know he played some part in this ordeal to because MJ was in his office 3 days
be he was killed. This is your friend MJ Dr. Klein you get on national TV and called him an addict and also say the rich can get anything they want and the good Dr. Klein knew he was addicted why didn't someone help him. I agree with Latoya Jackson MJ
had a lot of people around him that didn't have his best interest at heart and look what has happened. This doctor was greedy for money and he was very careless. I hope that they sue his ass for the children sakes it wont replace their dad but it will surely
take care of them for the rest of their lives. As for MJ being a parent that had an addiction I'm not saying being on drugs is okay
but he didn't neglect his children. He's not the first and he wont be the last person, famous or not famous addicted to prescription drugs. Let's pray for these children and his family especially his mother that God continue to bless them and keep them safe. And for the murderer of a doctor he'll have his day in court. Hopefully this will all be over with and maybe MJ can have that peaceful rsting place.

1915 days ago
43.

meh    

this murray dood better be kept in solitary, or some crazed MJ fan in prison's gotta split his head in.

of all the things he could do in the world, he had to take out MJ?!!!!

1915 days ago
44.

MyBijou    

this Dr will soon fine out what steel bars are like when he's behind them , maybe than we'll be able to focus on having Michael finilly prperly burried , Michael i miss you so Much i love you and i'll keep you in my heart forver and a day wish you where still here with us who love you RIP

1915 days ago
45.

Honey    

The LAPD will probably coordinate an arrest with the official cause of death announcement. Like Liza Minnelli said, "all hell is going to break loose."

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