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People vs. Dr. Conrad Murray

Michael Jackson Had "Episode"

Days Before Death

10/5/2011 10:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Computer Forensic Examiner -- Stephen Marx Testifies
Updated 10/05/11 at
09:55 AM



Dramatic testimony today ... suggesting there were strong signs Michael Jackson's health was deteriorating days before his death.

Stephen Marx -- the forensic expert who analyzed Dr. Conrad Murray's iPhone -- uncovered a voicemail message in which Michael Jackson's manager referred to "an episode" MJ had five days before he died.

Prosecutors played the June 20th message during Marx's testimony -- in which Michael's manager Frank DiLeo says, "I'm sure you're aware [Michael] had an episode last night."

Frank clearly believed Michael had a drug problem, claiming, "He's sick. I think you need to get a blood test on him. We gotta see what he's doing."

You'll recall ... Kenny Ortega and others talked about MIchael's heath problems during rehearsal on June 19, 2009, which triggered a confrontation between Ortega and Murray at MJ's house the next day.

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Bob    

after hearing the rest of the recordings i just really feel bad for michael. who cares what happens to the doctor at this point!

1117 days ago
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mj fan forever    

THIS VOICE RECORDING IS VERY VERY TOO PAINFUL I CAN'T BELIEVE MICHAEL HAD AS DOCTOR THIS DISGUSTING COLD BLOODED MURDERER HE IS NOT A DOCTOR AT ALL IT'S A MURDERER AND ONLY MUST ROT IN A DAMNED JAIL AND BURN IN HELL MURDERER!!!!! JUSTICE FOR MICHAEL JACKSON!!!!!!

1117 days ago
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Cheryl A.    

I am NOT an MJ hater or fan (although he was friggin' adorable as a little boy) but hearing that voice recording made me want to cry. He deserves justice.

1117 days ago
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mj fan forever    

MICHAEL JACKSON WAS NOT A DRUG ADDICT AS THE CORONER STATED HE USED ALIASES LIKE THE CELEBRITIES DO TO IMPEDE THE MEDIA TO DISCOVER THEIR MEDICAL RECORDS AND SO DID MICHAEL JACKSON THIS IS A COMMON AND LEGAL PRACTICE!!!!

1117 days ago
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mj fan forever    

MICHAEL SUFFERED THE COLLATERAL EFfECTS OF WHAT MURDERER WAS ADMINISTERING HIM PROPOFOL LORAZEPAM AND OTHER DRUGS HE HAD CHILLS ON JUNE 19 MURDERER MUST PAY FOR EVERYTHING!!!! JUSTICE FOR MICHAEL JACKSON!!!!!

1117 days ago
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for MJ    

I think Michael was already dead when the doctor was making all these calls to cover his ass. He called everyone but 911 thinking only of himself and not his patient. And to boot a cariologist who can't do proper CPR, not qualified or equipped to handle anthestics and in turn endangers this man's life, jeporadizes his safety, and the man dies is guilty of recklessness and gross negligence . Regardless that MJ was on drugs, he trusted the doctor to avoid any complications, that's what he got paid for, not to have three girlfriends and the good life. If I read the definition of "involuntary manslaugter" correctly he fits the bill and is guilty. At the least he should be tried for malpractice and his license pulled forever. Even though MJ's recording is slurred his heart and mind were in the right place, as usual, thinking about doing good for others.

1117 days ago
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MJFAN    

Conrad is GUILTY GUILTY GUILTY!!!!


JUSTICE for MJ :)

1117 days ago
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Marie    

Bob: 3 hours ago
after hearing the rest of the recordings i just really feel bad for michael.
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If Dr. Conrad Murray really cared about Michael Jackson he would have called an ambulance right away to help save his patient's life. Instead he recorded the singer and administered more propofol to him on a nightly basis. That's criminal.

1117 days ago
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Gsharon 710    

The murder of MJJ started a long time before Dr. Murray, and included business associates, family, as well as physicians. Perhaps Murray knew if MJJ stayed at rehersal, he would have that time drug free. Poor Murray, everyone wants his ass to pay, when all the guilty, including MJJ himself should pay.

1117 days ago
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There's a problem here    

Frank DiLeo was one of the few people who were ever around Michael who weren't riding the "Michael Train." Seeing those whores parade around in court made me understand that Murray was in it for the money and the prestige, so he could get azz anytime he wanted it because he was Michael's man. Even the majority of his family used him as a cash cow. No wonder he was such a mess. Very few people even considered him as a person, more of a living ATM.

1117 days ago
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LadyD    

Prayers for the Jackson family and Michael's children. May their bond of love give them strength and keep them unified. Much love and many prayers for the Jackson's and their extended families.

1117 days ago
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jazz    

sweet f.ing Jesus. So basically Dileo suspected something wasn't right, wanted a blood test to find out what jackson was doing, obviously having no idea that it was murray supplying and administering drugs and thinking murray would do the test. They must have suspected jackson was doing something on the sly behind the doctors back, but the doctor was a willing participent and eventually the cause of his death. Why didn't murray tell them when he knew they suspected something, he was covering up back then even.

1116 days ago
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jazz    

yes rouge warrior, perhaps he should have been recieving treatment. he had a doctor who should have made sure he got the correct treatment instead of enabling, administering and killing him. Nice to see you are finally agreeing that the doctor was completely incompetent and negligent.

1116 days ago
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TheUltraworld    

This guy knew how addicted MJ was and did nothing that would interrupted his $150k salary that he never collected.

1116 days ago
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