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Jackson Died from

Lethal Levels of Propofol

8/25/2009 2:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson had lethal levels of Propofol in his system when he died, this according to a search warrant affidavit filed in Houston.

Lethal Levels

Dr. Conrad Murray
told cops he had been treating Jackson for 6 weeks for insomnia -- giving him 50 milligrams of Propofol every night through an IV.

Murray told cops he feared Jackson was getting addicted so he reduced the dosage to 25 mg.

The morning Jackson died, Dr. Murray gave Jackson valium at 1:30 AM. Murray said the valium didn't work so he gave the singer an IV injection of lorazepam -- an anti-anxiety drug. Murray told cops Jackson was still awake, so he then gave him midazolam -- a sedative.

Murray gave Jackson more drugs. He says at 10:40 AM, he administered 25 mg of Propofol. Dr. Murray told cops Jackson repeatedly demanded the drug.

As we first reported, cops found 8 bottles of Propofol in Jackson's house after he died, but they do not know where it was purchased.

Cops also found Valium, Tamsulosin, Lorazepam, Temazepam, Clonazepam, Trazodone and Tizanidine, along with the Propofol.

The various drugs were prescribed by Dr. Murray, Dr. Arnold Klein and Dr. Allan Metzger.

Dr. Murray reportedly told cops 10 minutes after administering Propofol ... he "left Jackson's side to go to the restroom and relieve himself. Murray stated he was out of the room for about 2 minutes maximum. Upon his return, Murray noticed that Jackson was no longer breathing."

Dr. Murray says he began CPR and at some point ran downstairs and asked the chef to send up Prince Jackson, the eldest son, then Murray continued performing CPR.

Dr. Murray says he noticed that Jackson wasn't breathing at around 11 AM. He was then on the cell phone for 47 minutes with 3 separate calls, from 11:18 to 12:05. The 911 call came in at 12:21 PM .... a much longer delay than originally reported.

Dr. Murray told cops other docs had administered Propofol to Jackson, including Las Vegas Dr. David Adams. Dr. Murray said he was at a cosmetologist's office where Dr. Adams gave Jackson Propofol.

Interestingly, according to the warrant, Dr. Murray refused to sign the death certificate at the UCLA Medical Center.

UPDATE:
If Dr. Murray is charged with a crime, there's a statement in the affidavit that could be evidence of a consciousness of guilt. The document also states both "UCLA doctors and L.A. Fire Dept. paramedics stated that Dr. Murray had only disclosed that he had given the medication Lorazepam [Ativan] to Jackson prior to his medical emergency." Dr. Murray did not disclose that he had given Jackson Propofol.

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blackbeauty1962    

If lapd knows that Conrad Murray gave Michael these drugs that killed him .So why no arrest yet this is not making sense.What is really going on.How many of you have heard Michael speak in Harlem.Did you all know that Conrad Murray was a free mason.That should throw a red flag.How do we know he was still addicted to pain medications.We don't who believes everything that the media says.I am going to say this if Michael is dead let him REST IN PEACE,if his not you got boy stick it to them.For all we know it all could be the making of a movie we all watched the burial seem like a film production,if the family wanted it to be so private why have it out side they knew the media was going to be there, and why not just show the entire service why cut it off when casket arrived.Something is really strange his family could be in on it i am not mad at them.Let me say this was the first time i had ever seen a family member get on t.v. & make the speech that their loved had died,that week Ms.Faucet died her family did not tell the world the media did,Billy died the media told us that.It not making sense i still say somethings not right.

1661 days ago
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mrez golucky    

Yikes!

1703 days ago
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fnu lnu    

good

1703 days ago
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Patrick M.    

first!! and the big fish too

1703 days ago
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Brad    

WOw! Dr.Conrad Murray will be going down soon, I hope!

1703 days ago
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Britney Spears    

Yeah, and we all know who give that to him! Somebody SHOOT the damn doctor!!!

1703 days ago
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MJLover    

Oh Michael.....

1703 days ago
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Patrick M.    

Wait... MICHAEL JACKSON IS DID? SINCE WHEN?

1703 days ago
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liz    

why in the world would this surprise anyone? well, dr. murray, you had better get a great team of lawyers together because i have a feeling you are going down!!!!!!!!!

1703 days ago
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MJ WAS A JUNKIE    

HA HA HA HA HA I TOLD YOU PEOPLE..

1703 days ago
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OhWell    

Come on TMZ no more Wacko-Jacko stories He's Dead He'll Be feeding the Worms Soon with his Nose falling Off,Forget about the little Freak And Move On.

1703 days ago
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Missy1555    

I'm sixth!

Anyway, bad enough Dr. M. gave the Propofol to MJ, but the fact that he didn't have the correct monitoring devices enacted shows gross incompetence, and likely manslaughter. RIP MJ

1703 days ago
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steve allen    

DUD!!!!ahhh come on people...don't any of you be surprised...make mine a double...

1703 days ago
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pia    

Not surprised everyone in the medical field was shocked that he even used it. And having performed CPR in a hospital during a code blue I know that one person cannot do it alone that is why we have a team. To do compressions (not on a soft surface) will exhuast one person in 5 mins so we switch positions. Murray and i won't call him doctor will go down for this as well as the others that enable Micheal. Micheal I still love you more just wished Janet or someone could have been able to save you.

1703 days ago
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cgirl Caron    

Holla!! RIP MJ

1703 days ago
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