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Dr. Conrad Murray -- Too Early to Deal

1/11/2010 10:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Dr. Conrad Murray -- who is in the crosshairs of the Michael Jackson homicide investigation -- is in no position to even discuss plea bargaining a criminal case ... this according to his lawyer.

Dr. Conrad Murray and J. Michael Flanagan

Attorney Michael Flanagan tells TMZ he has already been in touch with Pat Dixon, the Head Deputy District Attorney in the L.A. County D.A.'s office, and Dixon is not sharing any info about the case against Dr. Murray. According to Flanagan, Dixon said he can't share information in a case that could go to the L.A. County Grand Jury.

A spokesperson for the D.A.'s office tells TMZ Flanagan did speak with Dixon on Friday, but all Dixon said was he could not discuss the case. The spokesperson says Dixon never mentioned a possible grand jury.

As we first reported, there is a "strong likelihood" the D.A. will go after Dr. Murray for involuntary manslaughter, but it's not a done deal.

Law enforcement sources say they don't know if the big wigs in the D.A.'s office will sign off on involuntary manslaughter. The LAPD will be formally presenting the case to the D.A. soon, and the presentation, we're told, will be critical in the decision-making process.

Flanagan tells TMZ as far as he knows Dr. Murray has not violated any law in connection with Michael Jackson's medical care the day he died. Flanagan believes it will be "very difficult" for the D.A. to base a case on gross negligence -- a requirement in proving involuntary manslaughter. As Flanagan puts it, even if there's proof of "an error in judgment," it's a giant leap for a jury to conclude the lapse of judgment constitutes manslaughter.

But, law enforcement sources say the LAPD has experts who have gone on record saying Dr. Murray's conduct constitutes gross negligence that supports a manslaughter prosecution.

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46.

murray    

STOP MTV FROM TAKING THE KING OF POP TITLE FROM MICHAEL JACKSON!!!
please sign the petition:

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MICHAEL JACKSON KING OF POP!!!

1656 days ago
47.

Barb    

Agreed, and lets not forget he also had these drugs transported across State lines and delivered to his freeking girl friends house. He did a lot of things that no one else would get away with.
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11. ARE YOU SERIOUS!!! EVERYONE IS FORGETTING THAT DR. MURRAY WAS "NOT" LICENSED TO PRACTICE MEDICINE IN CALIFORNIA...LET ALONE ADMINISTER "ANY" MEDICATIONS...NONE...NIL...ZIPPO...HE WAS "NOT LICENSED" TO GIVE ANY DRUGS IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA...PERIOD...THE END...

JUSTICE FOR MJ AND HIS CHILDREN...

Posted at 1:44AM on Jan 11th 2010 by Miss U MJ

1656 days ago
48.

murray    

Murray-killer and should go to jail!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1656 days ago
49.

pipe    

the full version of the song "a place with out no name" by Michael Jackson has been finally released
this is the website that released it http://damecaramelo.com/music/michaeljackson/

1656 days ago
50.

Barb    

From Murry's own mouth, he said he gave injections of two other drugs every hour all night and then at 10:40 a.m. gave MJ the propofol (sp?) waited about 5 minutes then went to the bathroom and says he was only out of the room for a couple of minutes & when he returned MJ was not breathing. If this is true then that means he found MJ in distress sometime before 11:00 a.m. and he did not call 911 until almost 12:30 p.m. He waited for almost one and a half hours before the 911 call. This is just one of several of his versions of what happened. How can you say he did nothing wrong.

1656 days ago
51.

MJalive    

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1656 days ago
52.

richard g    

I hear Dr. Klein is going to be responsible too.....he is just as responsible too lets not forget this guy he started michael on all this addiction and even in the end he was responsible he sure did take a lot of his money!!

1656 days ago
53.

janicebyrne01    

Murray is a murderer and Flanagan is a geriatric who, by representing a murderer, is therefore an accomplice to his crime. Murray is a worm and I wouldn't be surprised if he "wriggles" out of this. However, NOTHING, absolutely NOTHING will detract from THE FACT that the quack was negligent, reckless and incompetent. He is guilty of killing his patient by a lethal overdose of anaesthetic. The quack, BY HIS OWN ADMISSION, left the room and therefore left his anaesthetised patient totally unsupervised. What dreadful negligence on the part of the quack. The quack is GUILTY and MUST MUST MUST pay for his crime. He must also be struck off IMMEDIATELY and never ever allowed near patients ever again. MURRAY IS A MURDERER.

1656 days ago
54.

Barb    

I agree, but I think he and other dr's are being investigated by the DEA. There are two investigations going on. The cops on Murry's and the DEA on the other dr's. And I hope the DEA come's down on them hard also.
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20. I hear Dr. Klein is going to be responsible too.....he is just as responsible too lets not forget this guy he started michael on all this addiction and even in the end he was responsible he sure did take a lot of his money!!

Posted at 2:17AM on Jan 11th 2010 by david barenstein

1656 days ago
55.

Joann    

"Flanagan tells TMZ as far as he knows Dr. Murray has not violated any law in connection with Michael Jackson's medical care the day he died."...LOL, LOL...as far as he knows....Flanagan must not know much because Dr. Murray told what he did to MJ.

This lawyer is trying to make the public think the DA has no case against Dr. Murray. Think again Flanagan.

1656 days ago
56.

King of TMZ    

LOL The attorney looks like those defaced evil guys from Lord of The Rings - Return of The King.

Good for the lizard doc Con-Rat Mur-der-ray (Y)

Funny how people who "care for kids" and call MJ childmolester and all that crap! defend this reckless killer-machine doctor who abuse his own kids by not giving them their due financial support!

Story is crystal clear! the lizard wanted $$$ to build houses and shut his Ex's financial pulls for good! He then ignores his medical conventions by taking the risk. Put the number 1 Guy in the world under the drug without proper equipement & then goes pea and talk to his mistress tiger style... then goes back to a dead guy. and who forgot the bed CPR and the late phone call! hummmm now he brought a guy from the movie 300. One of those money-hungry that were with the Oracle in the movie. lol

Nice soap :D

1656 days ago
57.

marson    

There were 2 people in that bedroom that day, and only 1 is still alive. I don't think Michael had any idea he would die in that room. He believed he was in safe hands with Dr. Murray. Wow was he wrong! Dr. Murray admitted to giving MJ the drugs, and then MJ died. I don't care what you call it. Michael is gone from our world forever, and Dr. Murray is responsible. People say well MJ wanted the drugs. Well good Docs don't give drugs because their patients want them. They give drugs they need to maintain their health. I hope Dr. Murray goes to jail, and hell when he dies. I miss Michael, and my heart aches. Forever fan

1656 days ago
58.

P.Marx    

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Posted at 2:14AM on Jan 11th 2010 by Me

YEs, LOL.

1656 days ago
59.

Laura Cristina    

this doctor took HOURS to call the rescue! imprisonment for he is little! idiot!

1656 days ago
60.

louisa    

justice for micheal

1656 days ago
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