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Dr. Murray Will NEVER Cop a Plea in MJ Death

6/25/2011 6:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Sources directly connected to Dr. Conrad Murray tell TMZ ... the Doc will not accept any plea bargain from the L.A. County District Attorney in the Michael Jackson manslaughter case.

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We're told Dr. Murray feels so strongly about his innocence, even a plea with no jail time would be out of the question. 

Fact is ... Dr. Murray shouldn't hold his breath, because no plea bargain has been offered and sources tell us the D.A. will not offer one.

As for Murray's defense ... we're told the centerpiece revolves around the fact that only two people were in the room around the time MJ died, and Murray insists he did not administer the fatal dose of Propofol.

The operating theory of Murray's lawyers -- when the Doc left to go to the bathroom, a frustrated MJ woke up and administered the fatal dose himself in a desperate attempt to get some sleep.

So we ask ...



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Lyell Dmariejrzy

I had thought Michael did slowly kill himself, with all his doctors that enabled him. Rabbi Schmuli has tapes of Michael and he was very unhappy and very aware of his actions. Dr. Conrad is guilty, but not of murder, but of neglect and greed. We lost the King of Pop by so many factors, he was a genius who was very intelligent.

Mr. Clean jealous of kate

It will never ever end, MJ's fans will always think of him as a God who was not a drug abuser, who was a SAINT, and was murdered. Others see him-some as a pedophile, where some kids have never come foward (and yes, I know, the last case was BS, a family smelling $$$$), a con artist that stole tapes from Paul Anka, (big embarrassment for the estate with that BIG Thing with the handcuffs and briefcase escorting the case to be delivered and it was an old so so song of Anka's, and Anka was NICE ABOUT IT). MJ was in deep debt when he died, but he still was a big enabler to his family ('cept Janet, maybe laToya, and not to Reba)Those idiot brothers NEVER GREW UP BECAUSE OF HIM. NEVER LEARNED RESPONSIBILITY. In Debt, he put his mother into a MANSION! She did not need a mansion, a nice house maybe, but not a mansion and all that money a month. HE WAS THE SUPREME ENABLER AND BECAUSE OF THIS, NOT ONE OF THEM HAD THE BACKBONE TO COME FORWARD TO TRY TO HELP HIM COME CLEAN. His death, HIS FAULT, BUT HIS FAMILY STOOD BY AND WATCHED! They did not want to lose their allowances, so it was better not to talk to him then to help him or keep him from DYING!!!! So, in guilt, they blame others!!!!

SUN Scottt

In my opinion Dr. Murray was at worst an "ENABLER", and is not a murderer, quite the opposite. Wether he died with the Propofol or not, it was going to happen sooner than later. I (being a former prescription pain killer addict), know that it was just a matter of time. This addiction leads to 2 things: Jail, or Death, and being Michael Jackson, you don't go to jail....

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Lyell Dmariejrzy

I had thought Michael did slowly kill himself, with all his doctors that enabled him. Rabbi Schmuli has tapes of Michael and he was very unhappy and very aware of his actions. Dr. Conrad is guilty, but not of murder, but of neglect and greed. We lost the King of Pop by so many factors, he was a genius who was very intelligent.

Mr. Clean jealous of kate

It will never ever end, MJ's fans will always think of him as a God who was not a drug abuser, who was a SAINT, and was murdered. Others see him-some as a pedophile, where some kids have never come foward (and yes, I know, the last case was BS, a family smelling $$$$), a con artist that stole tapes from Paul Anka, (big embarrassment for the estate with that BIG Thing with the handcuffs and briefcase escorting the case to be delivered and it was an old so so song of Anka's, and Anka was NICE ABOUT IT). MJ was in deep debt when he died, but he still was a big enabler to his family ('cept Janet, maybe laToya, and not to Reba) Those idiot brothers NEVER GREW UP BECAUSE OF HIM. NEVER LEARNED RESPONSIBILITY. In Debt, he put his mother into a MANSION! She did not need a mansion, a nice house maybe, but not a mansion and all that money a month. HE WAS THE SUPREME ENABLER AND BECAUSE OF THIS, NOT ONE OF THEM HAD THE BACKBONE TO COME FORWARD TO TRY TO HELP HIM COME CLEAN. His death, HIS FAULT, BUT HIS FAMILY STOOD BY AND WATCHED! They did not want to lose their allowances, so it was better not to talk to him then to help him or keep him from DYING!!!! So, in guilt, they blame others!!!!

SUN Scottt

In my opinion Dr. Murray was at worst an "ENABLER", and is not a murderer, quite the opposite. Wether he died with the Propofol or not, it was going to happen sooner than later. I (being a former prescription pain killer addict), know that it was just a matter of time. This addiction leads to 2 things: Jail, or Death, and being Michael Jackson, you don't go to jail....

Lyell Carl

Enabling an addict is a crime, especially when it is a doctor doing it. Yes, Michael, like all people, are ultimately responsible for their own actions. But when others do actions that are obviously harmful (directly or indirectly) to another person they need to be held accountable. Basically, if Murray and other doctors refused to knowingly give him harmful medications Jackson would probably be alive today.

Mr. Clean wow

Dr. Murray accepted the position knowing full well what it entailed. He wanted all the perks that came with the job and along with that came the responsibility. He can't have it both ways. Dr. Murray took an oath to act in the best interest of the patient and he failed miserably. He should lose his license. MJ was a kind and gifted person. He was a humanitarian with a wonderful smile but he wasn't perfect and lived in a "bubble" at times. It's unfortunate he became addicted to painkillers and propofol for he was always against drugs. Unfortunately, it can happen to anyone as only too many know. It's a shame he couldn't find an alternative to propofol for his insomnia or at least taken better precautions.

SUN KikiOttawa

Dr. Murray is guilty of failing to put MJ’s health and wellbeing before everything else. Did Dr. Murray make MJ an addict? No, MJ did that but Dr. M certainly enabled, provided legal access to drugs and assisted MJ in his addiction. He deserves to be punished in an appropriate manner. That is to say, the public trial is not fair as had his patient been Joe Blow from Noweheresville, Arizona, none of this attention would be on him. He did wrong, but the prosecution seems to be geared to who the patient was not what the doctor did. He should be subjected to the same sanctions for his part in MJ’s death as he would in Joe Blow of AZ.

Lyell Stef

MJ was a drug addict...no doubt about it..but Dr. Murray was a doctor who did NOT keep the oath he took when he became a doctor to 'do no harm'. He, along with others, supplied MJ with drugs and in Murray's case, Propofol-something that was NOT to be used outside of a hospital/surgical facility setting and more importantly is NOT used to treat insomnia. Of course he's responsible. He left the room and left his patient while giving him the Propofol. He's an a**. Heaven help the morons who continue to use him as their physician.

Mr. Clean Satish Desai

Here is a suggested defense for Dr. Murray that might get him out of trouble:

Dr. Murray was a paid employee of Michael Jackson's promoter company - whatever the name was. In other words, Dr. Murray was not free to act on his own, as an independent professional who had control on what treatment he can give to his patient, without the fear of loosing his job. He was rather, obligated to follow the instructions of his employer, or else get fired.

As such, Mr. Murray (not Dr. Murray in this case) can not be held responsible for injuries or death caused by his actions which were performed under immediate control of his employer. The state would have to prove that Murray injected certain drug without the consent of MJ, in defiance of MJ's instructions, and with the intention of harming MJ.

To prevent such tragedies in the future, the State of California would have to pass a law prohibiting employment of physicians by their patients.

SUN Ziggy

I love Michael dearly, but he was an addict. I believe he was impatient, and frustrated, and likely gave himself a massive dose when he couldn't get to sleep. Having said that, Mr. Murray illegally brought Propofol into the house. He did not monitor Michael while he was under the influence of the drug, and he left the drug alone with the patient. These careless actions led to the death of Michael, therefore, he is guilty.



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Satish Desai    

Hey Guys and Gals who demand respect for MJ.

Listen, you have to earn respect and not demand it.

MJ may be pop art, but he was drug addict. Like his predecessors, he acquired his drug addiction because of his stressful profession.

Monroe died of drug addition.

Presley died of drug addition.

Smith died of drug addition.

Jackson died of drug addition.

Almost every one of them dies of drug addiction.

It is not doctor's fault. It is the fault of the class of people known as entertainers. They live in a virtual world.

And no respect for drug addicts, please. Or else, these drug addicts will become teenage idols and their addiction will be revered.

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Bob    

"He, along with others, supplied MJ with drugs and in Murray's case, Propofol-something that was NOT to be used outside of a hospital/surgical facility setting and more importantly is NOT used to treat insomnia."

It's not that simple. What you need to understand is that American doctors are permitted to prescribe pretty much any drug they want as long as it was approved by the FDA for one use. Yes, once a drug is approved, American doctors can prescribe it for any other purpose which they feel it is safe and effective for. It's called "off-label use" and perfectly legal in the US.

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Brandt    

Michael’s death and life are surrounded by so much controversy even two years later. Our celebrity-worship goes too far in creating our own ideas of icons such as MJ, as to leave a warped dynasty of myth and legend. Who was The King of Pop beneath the different faces? Check out my surreal portrait in commemoration of his passing and tell me about what you remember about him at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2011/06/in-memoriam-king-of-pop.html

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Sunshine    

The best doctor ever.

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BrAnBa    

Please don´t give the "MJ-was-a-pedophile-and-drugaddict" posters more oxygen! When you attack them or confront them, they get the energy they need to continue.

Just like the "MJ-is-alive" posters. Jermaine has asked them to stop as it is extremely hurtful for the family and especially for MJ:s children. The fact that they are causing harm to MJ3 - AND supporting Dr. Murray - doesn´t seem to bother them at all.

Just don´t give all these people more of your time or energy.
Use that energy to honor Michael, spread his message and his music and let us all remember him as an outstanding human being and one of the most charismatic and brilliant performer the world has ever seen.

1114 days ago
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moni    

Satish Desai about an hour ago

As such, Mr. Murray (not Dr. Murray in this case) can not be held responsible for injuries or death caused by his actions which were performed under immediate control of his employer. The state would have to prove that Murray injected certain drug without the consent of MJ, in defiance of MJ's instructions, and with the intention of harming MJ.
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No. If your "employer" advises you to set him under anaesthesia because he doesn't want to feel the pain of a surgery, and you DO follow his wish, but then walk out of the room to leave the patient unmonitored – then his death will be your fault and responsibility anyway.

Furthermore the court has already come to the decision that Murray had not acted with the intention to harm Michael. Otherwise he would have been charged with murder and not with involuntary manslaughter.

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Master Po    

Not guilty let him go. And MJ's fans know all about being innocent, and since they are such wonderful people I am sure when found not guilty they will leave him alone like they wished for the PEDO MJ.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6lP2RHHSrU&feature=feedlik

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYjh4paVu2E&feature=feedlik

1114 days ago
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Sapphyre    

When Michael was on trial for child molestation, I told friends that he would not live to see old age. I don't think Dr. Murray was his doctor during that time but I could look at MJ and tell he was messed up.
Dr. Murray was an enabler but not a murderer. I believe MJ did many things to himself.

1114 days ago
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BaadBoy    

"a frustrated MJ woke up and administered the fatal dose himself in a desperate attempt to get some sleep."
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So Michael woke up and wanted to go right back to sleep? That is one of the stupidest theories I've ever heard.

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moni    

It would be beautiful and really classy if the "haters" could stop their badmouthing and defamation for just this day.

R.I.P. Michael. You will be missed forever. How lucky the angels are to be with you...

1114 days ago
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erisa    

Absolutely nothing to do with whether MJ was an addict, or even whether he was ultimately responsible for a doctor (who should have known better) knocking him into a coma every night. The relevant fact is that the Doc abandoned his post and patient during a time when life-support is essential, both malpractice and breach of contract. It is like being paid to teach your kid to swim, and then, walking off and abandoning him (even temporarily) while the kid is tentatively holding onto a float in the deep end of the pool.

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42.

fordtocarr    

YOU FORGOT THE MOST IMPORTANT QUESTION! THE VERY ONE MOST POLLS AGREE UPON.
IS MICHAEL JACKSON ALIVE??
Most agree that
HE IS ALIVE!!

1114 days ago
43.

Robert    

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5AANdvK5X8&feature=youtu.be

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susie    

http://youtu.be/RnYhtTEF0gs

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diane    

all you M.J. heaters are all stupid. you say looking at him make your skin crawl. Well I think if someone look at you, they skin will crawl. If you accused M.J. of child rape you will have to do the same for Elvis. He was a grown man living with a 15 year old girl. But everybody over looks that, to put down M.J. For people saying Murray is not guilty, he should have told the E.M.T. and the hospital workers what medicines he gave him,but he did not. do it sounds like a not guilty man to you. If you gonna bad mouth M.J. bad mouth Elvis to. He was a drug addict to and he lived and had sex with a 15 year old girl. Back off of M.J. because putting him down will not get you any where or change a TRUE HEART OF M.J. at all.

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