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People vs. Dr. Conrad Murray

1/11/2011 7:57 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Prosecution Rests in Murray Case

0111_murray_jackson_prelimThe prosecution has ended its case in the Conrad Murray preliminary hearing after 6 days of testimony.

The defense filed a motion to dismiss, which is routine.  It will almost certainly be denied.

Judge Michael Pastor has taken a recess.  It's virtually certain that Dr. Murray will be ordered to stand trial.

The Deputy Attorney General who represents the Medical Board of California is in the courtroom.  We're told he will ask the judge to suspend Murray's license to practice medicine.


Conrad Murray Manslaughter Hearing

Murray Commited Homicide Even If MJ Injected Himself
Updated 1/11/11 at 10:57am

0111-conrad_prelimA doctor for the L.A. County Coroner's Office just testified ... even if Michael Jackson injected himself with the fatal dose of Propofol, Dr. Murray is still guilty of homicide.

Dr. Christopher Rogers testified he believes Dr. Murray had no business administering Propofol outside a hospital setting, particularly without the appropriate medical equipment.  Rogers said given Michael's dependence on Propofol and the fact that Murray left him alone in the room with access to the drug constitutes a homicide.
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Coroner Doesn't Believe Dr. Murray's Story
Updated 1/11/11 at 10:26am

0111_jackson_prelimA doctor for the L.A. County Coroner's Office testified he doesn't believe Dr. Murray only gave Michael Jackson 25mg of Propofol.

Without saying Murray lied to cops during his interview two days after MJ died, Dr. Christopher Rogers testified if Murray were correct about the 25mg of Propofol, Jackson would have awakened after 3 to 5 minutes of sleep.

Rogers also testified he doesn't believe Jackson swallowed Propofol.  The defense laid the groundwork for this theory yesterday, because small amounts of the drug were found in Jackson's stomach.

And Rogers said he believes it's inappropriate to use Propofol for insomnia and that Murray's care was "substandard."
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Murray to Cops:  Michael Begged Me For Propofol
Updated 1/10/11 at 4:55pm

0110_michael_jackson_conrad_murray_prelimIn some of the most dramatic testimony to date, an LAPD detective testified Dr. Conrad Murray told him Michael Jackson "begged" him for Propofol shortly before he died.

LAPD Robbery Homicide Detective Orlando Martinez testified about an interview he conducted with Dr. Murray two days after MJ died.  Martinez said Murray told him the night before Jackson died he was having trouble sleeping.  Murray said he was trying to ween Jackson off of Propofol -- a drug he was giving MJ almost every night for two months.

Murray told Martinez he was giving Jackson a variety of other drugs, beginning sometime after 1AM, to no avail.  Jackson then said if he didn't get to sleep he would cancel rehearsal.

Murray said he was feeling "pressure" from MJ to give him something to help him sleep, and Jackson was begging for Propofol.  Murray claims he gave him a reduced dose, with Michael's help.  As TMZ has reported many times before, Murray said MJ liked to "push in the Propofol himself and that other doctors let him do it."

Murray went to the bathroom for 2 minutes, came back and claims he saw MJ wasn't breathing.
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Defense: Michael Jackson Drank Propofol
Updated 1/10/11 at 2:53pm

0107_propofol_prelimMichael Jackson may have drank himself to death by consuming a juice box laced with Propofol -- at least that's what Conrad Murray's defense team suggested in court today.

Murray's attorney, J. Michael Flanagan, was questioning a Senior Criminalist from the L.A. County Coroner's Office about the 70 grams of fluid found in MJ's stomach at the time of the autopsy ... fluid that tested positive for traces of Propofol.

Flanagan noted the presence of a juice box on MJ's nightstand ... and asked if it had been tested for Propofol ... raising the possibility that MJ was sippin' on the anesthetic shortly before he died.

The criminalist testified he had not tested the juice box.

So what's Flanagan's point? He might be suggesting that MJ was secretly self-administering his Propofol ... which would support Murray's defense theory that MJ accidentally caused his own overdose.
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Dr. Murray Ordered a Boatload of Propofol for MJ
Updated 1/10/11 at 12:05pm

0110_murray_vid_launch_prelim_3A pharmacist Dr. Murray used to order Propofol just testified the doctor ordered box after box of the drug in the two months before Michael Jackson's death.

Tim Lopez, a pharmacist at Applied Pharmacy Services in Las Vegas, said beginning on April 6, 2009, Dr. Murray began ordering large quantities of Propofol. On that date, he ordered 10 single dose vials.

Murray, who had the drugs sent to his girlfriend's Santa Monica home where he was living, also ordered boxes of the drug on April 28 -- 4 boxes and each of the boxes had 10 100ml vials.

Later that month, Murray ordered 20 vials of midazolam and 20 vials of lorazepam.

On May 12, Murray ordered 4 boxes of Propofol, along with 2 trays of midazolam.

On June 10, Murray ordered 4 boxes of Propofol, and 2 20ml Propofol.
 
In all, Murray ordered 255 vials of Propofol in the two months -- including 130 vials of Propofol in 100ml doses and another 125 vials of Propofol in 20ml vials.
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Judge: Murray's iPhone Admissible as Evidence

Updated 1/10/11 at 10:35am

0110_iphone_prelimJudge Michael Pastor ruled this morning that recently obtained data from Dr. Conrad Murray's iPhone is admissible as evidence.

Murray's attorney, Ed Chernoff, referenced the items in question ... a few voicemails and 12 screenshots.  He was not more specific.

The prosecution has used phone records to create a timeline showing what Murray did the day Michael Jackson died.
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2731.

BRUNA MJ    

MY NAME IS BRUNA I AM FRON BRAZIL.
WHAT JUSTICE THAT SLOW AND INJUSTICE IN THE WORLD AND MOST OF U.S. IS HOPING TO HOLD THE ANIMAL DOCTOR MURRAY.
I say DOCTORS WITHOUT SHAME ????????????????????????
DR. MONSTROUS NOT WAS CONCERNED WITH THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING MICHAEL NO. HE WAS INTERESTED IN WAS THE MONEY THAT WOULD RECEIVE!
UNFORTUNATE THAT ANIMAL CHARACTER WITHOUT SUCH OFFENDER DR.MONSTRUOUS CONRAD MURRAY HAS TO BE ARRESTED IN PRISON PERPETUA.FEZ WHAT DID THAT GAVE HIGH DOSES medicine even knowing he had APPARATUS FOR MONITORING THE MIKE AND STRUCTURES SUFFICIENT TO PREVENT ANYTHING WHAT COULD HAPPEN AND STILL UNHAPPY! APPLIED HIGH DOSE OF MIXING WITH OTHER REMEDY. The unfortunate ''doctor''murray disappeared and then appeared with the greatest ride of wood. the unfortunate. The unfortunate DR.MONSTRUOSO CONRAD MURRAY have neither license to prescribe sedatives, so why the animal was giving remedies to these days for michael. if UNHAPPY DOCTORS OF''was''a real doctor and human would not have done it!
The Animal Medical BASTARD HAS TO BE ARRESTED life imprisonment CONDEMNED The electric chair ...
The Animal Medical BASTARD HAS TO BE ARRESTED life imprisonment CONDEMNED The electric chair ...
NO ANIMAL forth that UNFORTUNATE THAT ''DR''. MONSTROUS Murray TRY TO FREE THE ANIMAL DID WHAT DID AND NOW THIS IS DECLARING INOSCENTE''.'' The PET is GUILTY YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!
JUSTICE OF THE U.S. is not as sharp THEN WHAT ARE HOPING TO PUT BACK THE CAGE DR. MONSTROUS MURRAY BASTARD ...
only 4 miserable years in jail for dr. is monstrous just have to be condemned aprisao perpetuates electric chair.
what this **** justice in the world is waiting to put the dr. monstruso murray bastard behind the cage ???????????????
medical unfortunate animal was not concerned about the welfare of not michael, was worried about was the welfare of his pocket, of his salary.
justice for michael!
No use in the UNFORTUNATE BECAUSE NOTHING TO TRY TO FREE PASSES OR UNSEEN invA and THROUGH THE EYES OF GOD ..
The OF UNFORTUNATE''''CONRAD MURRAY ANIMAL DOCTORS HAVE TO BE UNHAPPY ARRESTED AND LOSE THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE MEDICINE DESERVES Life in Prison ...
DR. MONSTROUS BEYOND BEING A REAL BASTARD IS A LIAR, scoundrel, OFFENDER, WITHOUT ETHICS, without scruple and without culture, COWARD ANIMAL LOGO ASSUME THAT GAVE HIGH DOSES OF REMEDIOS FOR MICHAEL.
NOW THAT WAS FOR JUSTICE AND INJUSTICE SLOW THE U.S. HAVE HELD DR. MONSTROUS. Did anyone spotting MONSTER THAT IS LYING JUST TO FREE FROM BLAME.
AND NOW THAT THIS COMING JUDGEMENT DAY END OF DR. MONSTROUS THE UNFORTUNATE THIS DESPERATE AND IS TRYING TO BE FREE FROM BLAME. BUT HE IS NOT GOING TO GET BECAUSE JUSTICE WILL BE DONE WITH ALL THE INJUSTICE THAT DID WITH MICHAEL, GOD IS THERE!
JUSTICE FOR MICHAEL!!!

MICHAEL'S FAMILY HAS TO DO JUSTICE AND PUT IN PRISON DOCTORS The monstrous beast.
JUSTICE FOR MICHAEL! JUSTICE FOR MICHAEL! JUSTICE FOR MICHAEL.

1284 days ago
2732.

Lee lee    


Posted at 12:59 PM on Jan 17, 2011 by Lee lee

The cloning has gotten worse. It may have sent Siggi and MiMi away for good. Have not seen them on any boards for awhile:(

Hope not though, you gals are my only source of sanity and unity in all things MJ! HumanNature is still going strong. Knocking down the haters as much as she can!

Posted at 3:22 PM on Jan 17, 2011 by LC4Michael
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Oh No ! I hope they haven't all left. I haven't been ablt o catch up with Siggi and moni since the floods.;(

Glad to see you are still here and HumanNature. :) We are all entitled to our opinions, I have no problem with that.....even posters like BnB who has a different view on all things Michael wished me well after the floods. Most people have a heart.

Its the horrid cloning that I don't like. Lets hope they others come back.

1283 days ago
2733.

HumanNature    

HATERS CAN'T DO NOTHING BUT "LOVE ME"!!!!

I'M HERE 4 MJ!!!!

LONG LIVE THE KING OF "ALL" MUSIC, MICHAEL JOSEPH JACKSON

1283 days ago
2734.

LC4Michael    

2872... I truly think that it is time that ALL of the MJ haters leave these boards. They have already stated their opinions, thoughts and feelings regarding Michael and Dr. Murderer. No one is interested in hearing from them any longer or hearing their vile remarks either!
Posted at 11:38 PM on Jan 16, 2011 by Pegasus
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While I totally agree with you on this topic; I have to say that the hateful people also have a right to come here. This is not a MJ fan-site, rather a TMZ tabloid site. Hence all the wack-jobs!

So we "rabids" have to deal with the old wind-bags aka OhWell & Tellit. And the clones!

1283 days ago
2735.

Ulja    

Murrey tells lies that he was trying to break Jackson of the habit of Propofol. He has ordered 255 vials which contain 15500 ml of solution of propofol , and it is 155000 mg propofol. If he gave him every night 25 mg it would be enough for more than for 17 years!

1277 days ago
2736.

Ulja    

In the house it has been found out only 12 bottles! Where are the others? May be Murrey already used them or has hidden them (has thrown out) somewhere? How many bottles he could already use for Michael?

1277 days ago
2737.

Ulja    

In the house it has been found out only 12 bottles! Where are the others? May be Murrey already used them or has hidden them (has thrown out) somewhere?

1277 days ago
2738.

Ulja    

So where did he store his propofol by the way? And how did he look after account of the used vials? Or did he spit at it ? type---take who how many wants- it is not a pity to me for anybody anything ! "Kind soul"

1276 days ago
2739.

Jeremy Taylor    

Well all I can say if it were me and my doctor it would be an open shut case, my doctor would go to prison and I would be put in rehabilitation if it was when I was Alive and then i would prob do some time for good and well it was wrong and highly dangerous let alone a horrible thing for one of the most looked upon heros, and idols. BUT TO HELL AND JAIL TO MURRAY!!!!!

1271 days ago
2740.

Nicole-Marie Kallow    

I believe that justice will prevail because nothing goes unknown by the Creator. I lost my whole family two weeks before my 4th birthday and never got justice here on earth. I grew up in an orphanage and don't know any relative anywhere in the world other than my son. It is my belief in justice through a higher power that gives me peace and I know that there is no wrath like the wrath of God. Some will lie and some will tell the truth, but either way, God will sort it out and administer His own justice far beyond the reaches of anything man could accomplish. Let us celebrate Michael's life and know that God will not forsake him. He will administer swift justice. God is love and he who abides in love abides in God and God in Him. Michael's eternal and unwavering message to the world was L.O.V.E.

1155 days ago
2741.

health care worker    

propofol is NEVER to be useded without the correct medical equipment. therefore, dr murray is guilty of manslaughter,in the death of michael jackson. medical neglegence is the basis of this case and is an open and shut one...i hope that the jury understands just how simple this case it...you DO NOT administer this drug without the proper equipment!!! it can KILL the patient....anyone with any knowledge of this drug,knows this information, lets make sure that the jury understands it...for Michael's sake!!

1130 days ago
2742.

Della    

Pardon me for being late to this party. When did Dr. Murray obtain this Iphone? Back in 2009, he only had a cricket phone that was noted early in the investigation. Something new here? Wow... this is really interesting..hmmm

One of the items listed in the items recovered from those 2 girls - remember the girls everyone called hood rats? Since when did he have an IPhone?

Maybe I'm wrong, but I just don't remember him having an IPhone but a cricket phone.

1117 days ago
2743.

blower    

michael deserved to live he should never have been killed what time is the hearing on the 20th of july ???????????

1110 days ago
2744.

sparkle777    

Dr.Conrad Murray will be free *

1059 days ago
2745.

Skeptical    

WELL-KNOWN CON ARTIST is the most vocal supporter of Dr. Conrad Murray's outside courthouse.

I recognized Beatrice Fakhrian, the woman in the blue outfit who was interviewed by Jane Valez-Mitchell. Beatrice has a history in the Entertainment industry of mis-representing herself and ripping off people for money.

She indicates to her “clients” that she is a talent agent. However, she is not listed on ANY reputable list of talent agents anywhere in Hollywood.

She has a history of ripping off her “clients” by charging them fees to represent them (This is a frowned upon practice in the entertainment industry and an indication of an unscrupulous representative). These “clients” have included everyone from actors to athletes to screenwriters to movie directors who are trying to break into their respective fields.

I know all this from personal experience. I have been in her office, which was at that time located at 433 N. Camden Dr., Suite 400, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. (It could still be her current address.) However, she keeps changing the name of her “agency.” I knew it as “Mega Talent Agency.” In researching her on the internet, I found that she keeps changing the name of her business, while keeping the same address.

In Jane’s interview (and other shots outside the courthouse), Beatrice is the one carrying two signs: one reads “Judge Not Dr. Murray. He is innocent” the other reads “We stand for Dr. Murray.”

Am I the only one who noticed that the signs borne by many of Dr. Murray’s supports look like they were made by the same person or printed at the same print shop? Notice the identical font used on these signs, the same font style, the same background material. These look like they have been “manufactured.” Now compare those signs with the diverse signs of Michael Jackson supporters.

Due to Beatrice’s unscrupulous history, I highly suspect that she is being paid or expects to advance her career somehow by this support. I also suspect that these “supporters” around her may have all been commissioned by her and promised some reward—be it monetary or an advancement in their careers—which they will never receive from Beatrice Fakhrian.

I have no doubt that there are genuine supporters of Dr. Murray in the throngs of people outside the courthouse, but I doubt that Beatrice Fakhrian is one of them.

What a story this would be if you investigated Beatrice Fakhrian, the most outspoken supporter of Dr. Conrad Murray, and found that she is disingenuous. And this investigation my reveal the fact that there are many others supports (by no means all of his supporters) who are in league with Beatrice.

After the interview, I hope Jane walked away with everything she brought with her. This woman will steal your kidney for a buck.

1026 days ago
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