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Seven Docs Cleared in MJ Probe ... Not Dr. Murray

7/29/2010 5:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Dr. Conrad Murray is still the lone suspect in the death of Michael Jackson after state investigators announced today that seven other physicians will not be charged.

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Attorney General Jerry Brown had launched a probe of seven other doctors who treated Jackson -- mainly looking at the prescribing practices of the physicians.

One of the doctors on the list has been reported to the California Medical Board for prescribing drugs to an alias for Michael. That doctor was not named.

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31.

Flakyisagirl    

@Yuna
Well one thing I've noticed when it comes to Michael Jackson is juicy gossip always seems to take precedence over fact, sells magazines better I suppose. So I prefer to do my own research into a subject if I don't think the facts add up.

I was going to mention this before but forgot. If Jackson was a drug addict (idk, I'm not a fan), I can see why, dealing with those false allegations would have driven anyone to find solace in painkillers.

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Mimi from Indy    

I see the REAL freaks hit the board right away. Tsk, tsk.

MJ's looking might fine here. Wonder if the 'un-named doc' who prescribed to an alias is Klein?

RIP Michael Jackson

Posted at 7:07 PM on Jul 28, 2010 by danger baby
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I'll bet you're right db!

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Mimi from Indy    

Someone please be kind enough to clarify this for me - Is it A. Dr. Murray and these other 7 doctors have been cleared or is it B. Just the other 7 doctor's and Murray to be charged?

The way it is written, it could have either implication or it could just be that I am not getting it because of ignorance. I just want some clarification on it. Thanks all!

Posted at 9:23 PM on Jul 28, 2010 by Pegasus
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@ Pegasus: It's 'B'. A very poorly structured sentence. Which is TMZ's trademark! It should say 'Doc's not named Conrad Murray are cleard in MJ Probe'.

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Mimi from Indy    

@ HumanNature: Thanks for the links, I've seen it before but missed part of it.

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35.

Biggi    

Just shows that Michael was not doctor shopping, was not an addict in denial and was like his autopsy said taken care of himself. And this also takes a defence away from Murray. And I hope certain members of Michael's family pay attention to this.

RIP Michael, we miss you!

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36.

Irka    

@Irka, the question you should ask is "what the hell is Irka?". But I think it is too deep for you.

Posted at 10:36 PM on Jul 28, 2010 by Kimbo

It's a nickname, pretty simple. "What the hell is Kimbo?" How's that for deep?

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Biggi    

Seven of Michael Jackson doctors will not face criminal charges
By Alan Duke, CNN
July 29, 2010 -- Updated 0409 GMT (1209 HKT)

Los Angeles, California (CNN) -- A doctor who prescribed drugs to Michael Jackson using a fake name shortly before the singer's death could be disciplined by the California medical board, the state attorney general's office said.

None of the seven doctors and one nurse investigated by the state will face criminal prosecution, according to Christine Gasparac, a spokeswoman for Attorney General Jerry Brown.

Dr. Conrad Murray, who was Jackson's personal physician when he died a year ago, was not part of the probe, Gasparac said. Murray was charged with involuntary manslaughter earlier this year in the entertainer's death.

The Los Angeles Police Department asked the California Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement to investigate the prescription practices of seven doctors and a nurse, she said.
"After reviewing hundreds of pages of records and do***ents obtained from the medical practitioners, the attorney general's office has referred one doctor, who wrote prescriptions to an alias known to have been used by Jackson, to the California medical board for further review," she said.

Investigators did not find sufficient evidence to recommend criminal prosecution of any of the medical practitioners, she said.

She would not identify the doctor referred to the medical board for consideration of administrative action or the others who were cleared.

State drug agents executed search warrants at several doctors' offices last summer and at least one pharmacy.

Agents spent several hours inside the Mickey Fine Pharmacy just below the Beverly Hills practice of Dr. Arnold Klein, Jackson's dermatologist.

Investigators also visited Klein's office, where Jackson was seen several times in the weeks before his June 25, 2009 death.

Klein told CNN last year that he never prescribed dangerous drugs to the singer.

Searches of Jackson's rented mansion revealed a long list of prescription drugs in his bedroom after his death, according to court do***ents and the autopsy report.
The Los Angeles County coroner ruled that Jackson's death was from an overdose of propofol, a powerful anesthesia used to put surgical patients to sleep.

A consultant's report included in the autopsy said the level of lorazepam, a powerful anti-anxiety agent found in Jackson's body "would have accentuated the respiratory and cardiovascular depression from propofol."

http://edition.cnn.com/2010/CRIME/07...id=cctG5iMX4iu

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38.

lmk    

@Kimbo So your Hatred for MIchael is because of the Fans, I am a michael fan and I do not hate Murray I hate what he has done. IT is all for money.

Posted at 8:46 PM on Jul 28, 2010 by lmk

Yes, lmk, I hate stupidity. MJ was stupid to put his life on one man's hand. (some) of the fans are stupid to proclaim eternal love and god like images to a person they have never met. These fans are bad influence for young children who are not mature enough to make good decisions. MJ is a symbol of vanity and materialism to say the least, that make people to look for success in the material world, not by hardwork and honesty, but by trickery.

Posted at 10:54 PM on Jul 28, 2010 by Kimbo

Ok that is your opinion and that is fine, I donot agree with you! If you read up on the facts I say you most likely have a different opinion of him and what he stands for, instead of hatred that is too much in this world.

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Pegasus    

To #57 Biggie - Thank you so very much for having printed that out for all to read - most informative I must say.

To #51 Mimi - Thank you for the clarification. TMZ really has a problem with making things clear don't they?

Now for my opinion: I still believe that Dr. Murray should be locked away for murder. But also, I feel that any physican who did contribute to prescribing meds for Michael, should not only loose their licenses but be brought up on some kind of charge as well. The whole world knew who he was, and for them to prescribe drugs under an assumed name is totally unethical. But as I said, that is only my opinion. And I would like to know who the other 7 doctors are as well! I still think that there must be something in the law books, that they could be brought up on charges with - they have laws for everything else!

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40.

Annie-I'm-NOT-okay    

Oh happy day when Michael was acquitted of the ten charges of child molestation.

Have a look at the video of the jury speaking ... they saw right through the Arvizo woman and the way she had psychologically molested her son Gavin to lie against Michael in such an evil way.

Michael was acquitted by a jury of our peers through the American Legal System. That means he was innocent. Anyone who says otherwise speaks treason against the justice system and the way we are governed.

We always knew you were innocent Michael and that is why we want justice for your life and your death.

Requiscant in pace Michael.

Annie

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41.

apple    

Michael I love you more and more and more and so much more my sweetheart goodnight & sweet dreams my sugar pudding pie xxxxxxx

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42.

apple    

Michael I love you more and more and more and so much more sweetheart goodnight & sweet dreams sugar pie honeybunch xxxxxxx

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43.

Alice(from Romania)    

The Michael Jackson I Knew

'I'm starting with the man in the mirror,
I'm asking him to change his ways...'

When this writer first heard about the death of Michael Jackson, I was in my office working on a book edit for a release due next week. I had the television going in the background when the news came over the MSNBC network. I looked over at Gayla the Bookkeeper and made some offhand comment, mostly regarding Michael's troubles in 1993 and 2005. I said I didn't care, and good riddance to him. But I left the channel where it was and kept watching.

As the afternoon wore on and I saw all the people gathering outside the Apollo Theatre and at the UCLA Med Center, I realized how wrong I was to judge MJ on his legal problems alone. I wasn't looking at the bigger picture of his life, or his real contributions to the human experience.

Dozens of stories have already surfaced about his last days. Poor health, a stressful rehearsing schedule at the Staples Center for his upcoming tour, possible substance abuse, maybe even suicide. Only the LA coroner can determine what finally brought MJ's life to an end, and I am not here to speculate.

'Stop, the love you save may be your own...

Darling, take it slow

Or someday you'll be all alone....'

The most poignant image today was the one of MJ, wrapped in a simple white sheet, being taken away in a plain van to the coroner's office. It seemed such an undignified end to a life that was lived almost completely on the world stage. He knew no other life, and although he achieved greatness, he never found real peace. He had better dance moves than Gene Kelly, but was never satisfied with the body given him by nature. He orchestrated hugely successful tours and videos, but anything like a normal life escaped his reach.

'Let me fill your heart with joy and laughter,
Togetherness, well that's all I'm after
Whenever you need me, I'll be there...'

The first time I saw MJ on television, he was still with the J-5 and I was about twelve. In the backwater school I attended, you couldn't even ADMIT you liked him. I had a secret stash of Motown records under my bed though, and I would play J-5 music, along with the Supremes and a few other acts like Mary Wells or Martha and the Vandellas.

Of course, that all changed later and the records came out from under the bed.

News sources today keep quoting that Thriller sold fifty million copies. Actually, that is a conservative estimate. According to multiple sources at Wiki, it actually sold twice that many, about 109 million copies worldwide. And it's anybody's guess how many millions more were pirated, since in those early days of the compact disc, piracy was rampant. No other artist even comes close to that figure for an album, not the Beatles, and certainly not Elvis Presley. The Beatles' biggest selling album - '1' - was a compilation that sold about 32 million copies and was released more than two decades after they broke up. Their biggest album while they were together, Abbey Road, sold about 30 million.

Jackson also accomplished another thing not matched by any other artist: Universal worldwide recognition. In Third World countries, in small villages all over the globe, and in places where no one has ever heard of the Beatles, everyone knows the name Michael Jackson.

A story emerging from sources quoted by MSNBC (but unconfirmed at this point) say Jackson changed his will and bequeathed his remaining interest in the Beatles catalog to none other than Sir Paul McCartney. I hope so, because this would say a lot about MJ. Perhaps he just thought the songs should go back to the remaining half of the Lennon/McCartney songwriting team, and that any previous riffs he may have had with McCartney were forgiven.

Michael Jackson's life was never a private one. And all through that public life he went through many changes. But even though he was hounded by reporters from the time he was six years old, and tens of thousands of articles have been written about his life, few will ever know who he really was, other than the Greatest Entertainer of All Time.
http://adventurebooks.newsvine.com/_news/2009/06/26/29711...

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44.

SheLuvsMJ4Ever    

I cannot believe there are still some people who call Michael a freak without ever paying attention to,Oh,I don't know,the fact that Jordy,his first accuser came forward and cleared Michaels' name,and his father, committed suicide because of the enormous amount of guilt for his part in Michael's life and career being completely destroyed. And not to mention,Michael had Vitiligo,so that was the reason for the extremely painful skin treatments for removing the darker skin and evening out his skin to cover the blotches that had begun to appear throughout his body!! Not a skin bleaching to become white!!!
Oh,and he was very,very into women,I know this for a fact.I knew him. And... Check out a lot of the photos of his female fans charging him onstage.Look a little further down south,you'll see exactly what I'm talking about. He definitely loved women and not men by the reaction he just couldn't seem to hide. Oh My God!!!!! Get a clue

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Alice(from Romania)    

JEN-357892

Well said Robert, and I appreciate that you are deleting those who show no respect. I had a personal encounter with MJ and did not appreciate it at that time. I was in Hawaii and a friend's sister was mgr. of a hotel where he and his brothers stayed for a concert. My friend brought him a drink and because she was never the kind impressed with celebs was not in awe and it made for a friendship they may still have had (I lost touch with her). Anyway her connection led to a backstage pass for me where a very quiet Michael said hello and I froze. That was it, but it was a memory forever. Later, he wrote her and asked her opinion on work to be released so I would hear songs before they were out. Through her, I knew a Michael that does not match most of what I hear on TV.

As a person who has had her share of media twisting my words, I know that who you are if you are a public profession, is and will always be based on what the media wants you to be. Either they like you or they don't. If they like you, you can go to jail as often as Robert Downy and bounce back, or have sex in a car with a prostitute and it is laughed off. If the media wants to bring you down, all they need do is throw out suspicion in the certain tone or implant a seed of possibility in a conversation and leave it to us to do what we do best: assume.

We live in a country where a person is supposedly innocent until found guilty. For Michael, he was and still is under suspicion. He said he was innocent, found innocent but the media reminds us of that chapter constantly. He is said to be an addict. It seems to me that if he is an addict and it comes to light that it is due to licensed doctors giving him drugs instead of preventing them as much as possible, then Michael was a victim to a country that would allow doctors to get away with this because they are licensed and this MUST CHANGE!

I liked Michael Jackson for a lot of reasons. I like artists who produce music that have such distinguish beats from song to song. I liked that his lyrics could be played to any age group pretty much without having to cover a young child's ears. I liked that most of his videos did not portray women in vulgar ways. I liked that he thought his music could be a tool for the betterment of others and I loved watching him dance.

I knew him through the press and my friend, but comparing what I hear on TV and what she used to share with me, the Michael you hear about is a created Micahel for sensationalism/ratings. For anyone to do that to another human being is so hateful and wrong in my opinion and we really need to stop assuming what we hear is always factual. I can't begin to imagine what it must be like to know that every word I say is going to be judged and then thrown out to the world. I can't imagine every incident in my life where I make a mistake or accused thereof being fodder for the world. We talked so easily about who he was and none of us know because all we have is the version told to us by the media. So I choose to focus on the talent he gave and allow the rest to be between he and God. I will not cast any stones on this man as I would not want any cast on me. Rest In Peace Michael. This fan loves you and already misses what more you could have you given to us.
http://adventurebooks.newsvine.com/_news/2009/06/26/29711...

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