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Cover-Up in Michael Jackson Death?

3/1/2010 4:56 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson received the fatal dose of Propofol through an IV in his leg, and law enforcement believes Dr. Conrad Murray may have tried covering it up ... this according to law enforcement sources and an anesthesiologist who reviewed the case.

Cover-Up in Michael Jackson Death?

Dr. Murray told cops he administered only a very small amount of Propofol -- 2.5ml shortly before Jackson died. But Dr. John Dombrowski, a noted anesthesiologist and member of the board of the American Society of Anesthesiologists who reviewed the file, tells TMZ that 2.5ml couldn't put Jackson to sleep, much less kill him. Indeed, the Coroner's report notes the level of Propofol found in Jackson's body was equivalent to that found during "general anesthesia for major surgery."

A small, empty, 20ml bottle of Propofol was found in the bedroom, but there was a secret compartment in a nearby closet that could be the key to the prosecution's case. Several days after Jackson's death, law enforcement found numerous bottles of Propofol in that closet, including a large, empty, 100ml bottle with a large tear in the rubber stopper.

The tear could be critical evidence. There are two ways of administering Propofol. The first is sticking a syringe into the rubber stopper, withdrawing a small amount and then injecting it into the tubing. The second way is by using a spike -- which creates a tear in the rubber stop -- and connects the entire bottle of Propofol to the tube.

Dr. Dombrowski says if a spike is used to connect the bottle directly to the IV tube, the doctor must use an infusion pump to regulate the flow of Propofol -- otherwise, the patient could easily OD. There was no infusion pump found in Jackson's home.

Dr. Dombrowski and law enforcement sources believe Dr. Murray may have connected the 100ml bottle of Propofol to the tube, and then either tried regulating the flow by eyeballing it or just letting it flow by itself ... and Dr. Dombrowski calls either scenario "reckless." Remember, Dr. Murray himself told detectives at one point he walked out of Jackson's room to go to the bathroom.

If Dr. Murray did indeed attach the 100ml bottle to the tube and the contents emptied into Jackson's system, that would be 40 times more Propofol than Dr. Murray said he administered.

There is no explanation for the empty bottle of Propofol in the hidden compartment.

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541.

danger baby    

Thanks tellit. Gene Simmons is a big mouth and a liar imho.

I found a great blog this morning, written by a doctor, who has this to say about Conrad Murray:

"Questions also were further raised on Dr. Murray’s credentials, who is not board certified in cardiology or a member of the American College of Cardiology."

Several of his other posts are really interesting. I was looking up the effects of the benzodiazepines that Murray administered, to compare the recommended dosages to what was actually given.

The below quote points out that taking Propofol is the medicinal equivalent of Russian roulette.

"In small studies, almost 40 percent of those who abused propofol died from an overdose. As a professor of anesthesiology grimly notes, “the difference between being high and being dead is a cc or two.”

You can read more what this doctor has to say about MJ's death here:

http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2009/07/did-michael-jacksons-doctor-give-propofol-a-possible-cause-of-death-for-the-king-of-pop.html

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542.

Who Cares reads a wonder    

TRW ADVERTISING IS TOHME,ROGICH,WELLER COLONY CAPITAL IS AEG AND TOM BARACK IS NEVERALND same as SYCAMORE VALLEY RANCH LLC.the first loan by BANK OF AMERICA FORTRESS BANK of SAN FRANCISCO.SIG ROGICH gaming casino RED ROCK CASINO is in NEVADA and MICHAEL JACKSON was to perform for them PART OF THE DEAL.AEG paying for the """DOCTOR, HOUSE and the RENT""" MICHAEL CUT A DEAL with them.

1663 days ago
543.

Missy    

586. It's ashame the media is not as honest as this gentleman. Thank you for putting the truth out there. TMZ should follow his example.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/charles-thomson/michael-jackson-its-time_b_482176.html



Posted at 1:02PM on Mar 2nd 2010 by Brenda


Great post thanks!

1663 days ago
544.

Claire    

you are a sick twisted minded person

1663 days ago
545.

Who Cares reads a wonder    

DID GRACE get a condo for her part,,,A VERY NICE CONDO IN VEGAS now how much did she earn as a NANNY good job GRACE did you sell out... 10% OF THE WILL GETS MOVED to who ????

1663 days ago
546.

PEeeps    

# Maya - 1mg of propofol is 10mg. So 2.5mL will equate to 25mg. TMZ didn't get it wrong.

1663 days ago
547.

!    

Michael fits the profile of a pedophile 100%.

1663 days ago
548.

Who Cares reads a wonder    

TOM BARACK LIVES next to NEVERALND his loan to MICHAEL is to control the land next to him.HE DOES not want all the noise coming into that VALLEY,NOR DO the rest of the people in that VALLEY.TOM BARACK land GRAB CHEAP.Jemaine was in on this SO AT MICHAEL'S DEATH they have a friend in the family KEEPS THE PEACE for them.

1663 days ago
549.

Who Cares reads a wonder    

AEG TOM BARACK buys distressed PROPERTIES...NEVERALAND was the perfect buy and TAKE IT CHEAP.TOHME R TOHME,, 1991,, SLIPS in puts GRACE on the inside JERMAINE is the family insider.THE PLOT is set,THE BAIT is MONEY and MICHAEL JACKSON was the victim.""NEVERLAND"" and the ""WILL"" the prize.If MICHAEL DIES they keep NEVERALAND AND PART OF THE WILL...DID THAT HAPPEN AS OF TODAY,,,,"""YES OR NO""" ((((hint yes))))

1663 days ago
550.

Claire    


good video.....i think we should all write load of comments to TMZ live tonight asking this question....if they dont answer it there is definatly something wrong, they cant ignor them all

1663 days ago
551.

Who Cares reads a wonder    

The last page from CASH AND DASH,Thank You now I understand how AEG and MICHAEL made the deal.Jermaine is looking more and more like a snake.Tohme he better get out of town and go back to LEBANON.

1663 days ago
552.

Who Cares reads a wonder    

AEG TOM BARRACK STATION CASINOS INC who is ROBERT M BASS he builds MUSEUMS he is FROM TEXAS worth 5.5 BILLION owner of AERION CORPORATION RENO NEVADA a good friend with TOM BARRACK of AEG

1663 days ago
553.

danger baby    

Oh really. The Prosecutors in the 2003 trial scoured the WORLD (literally traveled around the world) to interview possible victims. They could not find a single one who said MJ molested them. The FBI released their file on Jackson not that long ago. Not one shred of credible evidence was produced to indicate guilt. You, like so many others, need to learn to think for yourself. Don't let the media tell you what to think. Their conclusions are merely a projection of what exists in their own dirty minds, not what MJ was all about. He loved children and had an immense understanding of what was wrong with the world. We don't love our children enough. We don't hold them and love them and assure them that we love them enough. Shame on you. You were a child once. What turned you into this?

604. 597. Michael fits the profile of a pedophile 100%.

Posted at 1:22PM on Mar 2nd 2010 by Henry

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2010/03/01/coverup-michael-jackson-death-propofol-dr-conrad-murray-lapd-iv/41#comments#ixzz0h3EzQmNn

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Who Cares reads a wonder    

How to change the flow of a conversation IS TO CHANGE YOUR NAME i am tellit then i am something else Then back to TELLIT aka LIKEITIS then i go back to OTHER NAMES.busted tellit,, multi nics is me

1663 days ago
555.

tone    

Yes! There's been a huge cover-up! The story changed from "Jackson family told TMZ MJ was given his last demerol shot at 11:30 am. to MJ was murdered by Dr. Murray's administration of Propofol.

As far as the smoking gun having access to the toxicology report, not likely. MJ's autopsy and toxicology report is top secret.


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