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Dr. Murray Targets Arnie Klein in MJ Death

9/15/2010 6:12 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Dr. Conrad Murray is going after Michael Jackson's longtime physician and friend, Dr. Arnold Klein, claiming Klein is at least partly to blame for the singer's death and should be a defendant in Joe Jackson's wrongful death lawsuit.

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In legal papers filed today and obtained by TMZ ... Dr. Murray challenges Joe Jackson's decision not to name Dr. Klein as one of the physicians allegedly responsible for his son's death.

In the new docs, Murray quotes from Joe's lawsuit, "Dr. Klein may have been medicating Michael Jackson up until or even beyond June 18, 2009, less than one week before Michael Jackson's death."

And Murray continues quoting from Joe's lawsuit that Dr. Klein "prescribed or may have over medicated Michael Jackson including to such point that AEG Live, LLC had to hire Dr. Murray in order to separate Michael Jackson from Arnold Klein."

And Murray goes on to quote Joe's lawsuit which claims "AEG Live, LLC read Michael Jackson the proverbial 'riot act' to get him to stop subjecting himself to overmedication by Dr. Arnold Klein."

So with all that, Dr. Murray concludes, "The plaintiff [Joe Jackson] does not explain why, given these allegations, Dr. Arnold Klein is not a required party to be added to accord proper relief."

In other words ... why didn't Joe sue Arnie?

As TMZ first reported, Dr. Klein shot Michael full of Demerol -- 51 injections in a 3-month span, right up until the week of his death.

Dr. Murray also points the finger at other doctors who treated Michael Jackson, citing TMZ stories revealing that 7 doctors other than Murray were fueling MJ with meds at or near the time of his death.

Murray's team also asked the court to dismiss Joe's wrongful death lawsuit -- claiming Jackson doesn't have the right to file because he's not a beneficiary of MJ's estate.


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1.

Y do he got    

islands hopper voodoo heart stopper since 1967 lets dance in your ring of fire DUDE!again?.

1314 days ago
2.

Tellit    

God Bless and Protect Conrad Murray.

Artie Klein played a BIG role in many ways by enabling Michael Jackson.
imo

1314 days ago
3.

Y do he got    

Art is and was allways MJ`s friend conrad is a con quack bone hack danced with him in the death circle of fire at age seven he`s a hitman now turned doctor death..Have the scars to prove my point plus a AF sterum and ribcage rebuilt by real doctors..hitman stomped at age seven he was one of them!.CBS sony thug rightwinG nuttys SS thugie island hopper fake MD.Art is a great MD and he`s been to church a time or two not a voodoo church of kilroy`ss

1314 days ago
4.

Natalie    

It is too bad this whole thing about AEG doing some sort of intervention a week before the concert never came out last year
Instead Dr. Murrry has been convicted by the public.

It is even more pathetic that AEG really expected an addict to
cure himself in a week.

Addictions take at least 6 months of detox, psychological counselling etc. Last year, AEG was saying Michael was in great shape.

I am so sick of people. Michael never wanted to do all those concerts. He knew he was worth more dead than alive. Maybe AEG knew that also - and was counting on it?

For all we know, Michael Jackson put the lethal dose in his own arm while Murray was taking a leak in the washroom.

1314 days ago
5.

Fred Farkel    

Dr. Murray??

You hang in there and this mess will go away.

So what if 5 billion nutcases in this world hate you?? They don't matter. They're all crazy.

MJ and his entire family is (was) crazy too.


Good luck.

1314 days ago
6.

Dee    

Arnie Klein is TRASHED AND SHOULD BE PROSECUTED!!!!!!

1314 days ago
7.

Marius    

MURRAY NEEDS TO GO TO JAIL.
WHY IS IT TAKING SO LONG?
WHAT ARE THEY WAITING FOR?
WHY ARE THEY POSTPONING IT OVER AND OVER AGAIN?
WHY IS JUSTICE NOT BEING SERVED?

1314 days ago
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MJfan4life    

Natalie what kind of as@#$e are you? for the type of drug found in MJ's system it was impossible. What has MJ done to you. You sickos keep hating the man for the sake of hating. Murray is guilty so is Dr Kleenex. In fact Klein was never MJ's friend, it;s a pity MJ found that out too late. i knew that Klein was guilty from the beginning because he started fingering other people to take attention off himself from the beginning. MJ had no friends apart from his "true" fans. Anyhow the love that is directed towards his kind and warm spirit is bouncing off untold blessings which hopefully the leeches would not continue to steal and he is in a much better place away from haters like you

1314 days ago
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jadskasd    

He was under contract to AEG and had to honner the CON RAD and AEG or he would have been sued.They made him take the SLEEP by contract murder INC since 1934 worth more dead than alive DOA.CONRAD is a murder under contract to murder took him and his thug crew on at age seven in 1967 stomped my rib cage in crushed my sterum and stabbed me with switchblades I`am a son of howard hughes hidden in the coldwar age of the spys..I have all those battle scars plus a million other ones.MJ was murdered for his money just as howard hughes my father was

1314 days ago
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SamSamIsCool    

Murray/Klein/AEG/The Jackson family have all lied so many times they don't even know what is/isn't real anymore. Initially Murray and AEG claimed Michael "demanded" Murray be put on the payroll. Doesn't sound like it was Michael's idea from the papers Murray just filed. "AEG Live, LLC had to hire Dr. Murray in order to separate Michael Jackson from Arnold Klein" It sounds like Murray was brought in by AEG and LLC. Michael never even signed the contract for Murray's employment to begin.

The pieces of this puzzle are slowly starting to come together. AEG and LLC knew Michael wouldn't make it to the concerts. Michael vented his frustration to several people in the weeks leading up to his death about the shows. He was upset that so many dates had been added without his consent, he was upset at the "rules" AEG had imposed on ticket buyers, the list goes on and on. My guess is that his plan (Michael's) was going to be to check in to rehab (just as he had done before) in order to get out of the shows. But AEG wasn't having any of that. They knew how much $ they stood to lose.

Murray killed Michael. It was no accident. And he got the orders to do so from AEG. After Michael finished rehearsals in the early morning hours of June 25, they had all of the footage they needed to create the behind the scenes movie which would later be titled "This Is It". They got everything they could from Michael and basically just did away with him.

1314 days ago
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MJfan4life    

fred farkel your name really suggests who you are A FARK oops FART

1314 days ago
12.

marcia    

While indeed lining his pockets Klein certainly fed MJ's addiction, however he is not the one that gave him a fatal dose of propofol.

1314 days ago
13.

tranny    

i WANTED THIS STOP BLAMING CONRAD OR MY FAT LOVER, I ASKED FOR THIS AND THEY GAVE IT UP, SO TO ALL OF YOU STFU HEHE!!!

1314 days ago
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Amerie    

Murray is just pointing out how ridiculous the lawsuit is. Yeah klein gave him so much Demerol that it didint even show up in the autopsy.

1314 days ago
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bring back recent posts    

yes Klein should b prosecuted, just like the Anna Nicole Smith doctors, even though prosecution doin crappy job and they will all get off.

1314 days ago
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