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Eyewitness: Dr. Conrad Murray Hid the Propofol

3/22/2010 5:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Eyewitness: Dr. Conrad Murray TMZ has learned the man who called 911 at Michael Jackson's house the day he died told police Dr. Conrad Murray hid bottles of Propofol from family members and authorities.

The witness -- bodyguard Alberto Alvarez -- told cops he saw Dr. Murray running around the room hiding Propofol bottles in a closet near the room where the doctor administered the drug to Jackson.

Authorities found bottles of the anesthetic in what looks like a secret compartment area of the closet.

A source close to Dr. Murray told TMZ Alvarez made the statement two months after Jackson's death ... in the office of his lawyer, Carl Douglas ... when Alvarez was questioned again by cops. Douglas, by the way, is also a lawyer for the Jackson family.

The source says Alvarez' statement contradicts what he told cops the day of Jackson's death. The source says Alvarez never told cops at the scene about hiding Propofol.

The source notes ... and we have confirmed ... Dr. Murray told cops two days after Jackson's death where the Propofol bottles could be found.

As we first reported, one of the bottles of Propofol in the closet was empty with a large tear in the rubber stopper. Law enforcement sources believe Dr. Murray may have connected the large bottle of Propofol directly into the IV and a massive amount of the drug, they believe entered Jackson's system and killed him.

UPDATE
: We're also told Alvarez told cops during the interview in Douglas' office that he saw a milky white substance in an IV bag. As we first reported the IV bag in the room contained no traces of Propofol.

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16.

Lee Lee    

Ok so it took the guy two months after the fact to tell this story.
Perhaps at the time, he decded not to say anything because he didn't want everybody to know about his bosses ( Michael ) drug habits when it came to getting a good nights sleep. But when he realized that, propofol was in fact the direct cause of death , he thought he had better come clean and admit what he saw.

Jmo

1622 days ago
17.

dont beLIEve the hype...    

this guy alvarez is about to get deported. this will keep him in the country till the case is over

juan lopez, now anyway...

1622 days ago
18.

Inquiring Mind    

15. @If you don't like Michael why are you reading about him?

Because he is in our face constantly. Because we are tired of him being shoved down our throats....

Posted at 5:05PM on Mar 22nd 2010 by Pffft



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So.. Pfft.. Go read something else...

1622 days ago
19.

sheena    

GET OVER IT!! get alive jerk cos u play with little kids micheal got proved he didnt do it get alife freak

1622 days ago
20.

scum bag TMZ    

hum, part of the hoax....then, if propofol wasn't found or disclosed days after MJ 'passed', how the h@ll did the coroner's office know to look for it and find so much in MJ, it's half life is so fast and dissapates so quickly out of the body....

hum...lies!

1622 days ago
21.

Inquiring Mind    

17. this guy alvarez is about to get deported. this will keep him in the country till the case is over

juan lopez, now anyway...

Posted at 5:09PM on Mar 22nd 2010 by alvarez stole my identity



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Silly Little.. Hermaphidite! You never had one (by alvarez stole my identity) and that's why you keep changing your name here!

1622 days ago
22.

angles    

SO NOW THE LIGHT IS ON. MURRAY CLEANED UP BEFORE HE CALLED SOMEONE TO THE ROOM .SO COULD THEY NOT GET FINGER PRINTS FROM THE BOTTLE AND WHY ALL THE BLOOD ON THE BED . COULD HE HAVE TRIED SEVERAL SPOTS TO ADMISTER THE DRUG.THATS WHY THERE WAS SO MANY NEEDLE MARKS ON HIS BODY I BELIEVE HE WAS PAID TO MURDER MICHAEL CAUSE HE IS WORTH MORE IN THE AFTER LIFE THEN ALIVE I CAN;T WAITE TO SEE THIS CASE GO TO COURT WE HAVE ALL THOUGHT THIS ALL LONG THIS IS A TERRIABLE INJUSTICE A LIFE HAS BEEN TAKEN SO WHAT BETTER COVER UP TO SAY HE WAS A DRUG ADDTIC THIS CRIME WILL NOT PASS SO EASY .

1622 days ago
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dont beLIEve the hype...    

que'

1622 days ago
24.

Inquiring Mind    

1622 days ago
25.

dont beLIEve the hype...    

Silly Little.. Hermaphidite! You never had one (by alvarez stole my identity) and that's why you keep changing your name here!

Posted at 5:15PM on Mar 22nd 2010 by vote for Pedro



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que'? habla con migo, pedro por presidente? pedro? presidente? quire es mi identete'? que'?

1622 days ago
26.

Cali MJ Fan    

I think it's a great thing TMZ is doing! Please keep reporting, even if some of it is rehashing old news with a new spin.

Hmmm. Alvarez has a Jackson family attorney? Interesting, but not really since Alvarez was always extremely devoted to Michael. No trace of Propofol in the bag but he saw it in there? Bag switch. Murray hid the bottles, well yea. But then he told the cops where to find them-- which the coroner went and got on, what June 27th or 28th. (can't remember). But where has Alvarez been this whole time?

Every day a new article about Murray and his involvement ...AWESOME! (want to say another word starts with G, ends with Y, has uilt inbetween, but don't want to taint the potential jury pool).

1622 days ago
27.

nan    

Posted at 4:53PM on Mar 22nd 2010 by GET OVER IT!!

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well you're right about the singing and dancing part anyway....

1622 days ago
28.

Saddenend    

Well the truth is finally coming to light.

Of course, we all knew the evidence and the autopsy never added up to Murray's sham statement.

Despite MJs unconventional method for trying to cure his insomnia, MJ did NOT deserve to die this way.

JUSTICE FOR MICHAEL!

1622 days ago
29.

Really?    

Even in death people still need their pound of flesh from the late Michael Jackson. Funny thing however, even in death he still commands attention andgets it, be it good or bad. If you don't like the content tell TMZ to back off. But they won't, because lies sell and truth doesn't. To all those who complain about what a freak he was, how whacko he was blah, blah, blah,last time I checked I lived in a democratic country and if you don't want to read about him, then scroll past the stories about MJ and comment on the stories about Octomom.

1622 days ago
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Inquiring Mind    

28. Silly Little.. Hermaphidite! You never had one (by alvarez stole my identity) and that's why you keep changing your name here!

Posted at 5:15PM on Mar 22nd 2010 by vote for Pedro



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que'? habla con migo, pedro por presidente? pedro? presidente? quire es mi identete'? que'?

Posted at 5:35PM on Mar 22nd 2010 by juan lopez



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Si...

1622 days ago
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