Murray's MJ Manslaughter Trial Pushed to September

5/2/2011 9:15 AM PDT

Dr. Conrad Murray's Manslaughter Trial in Michael Jackson's Death Pushed to September

Dr. Conrad Murray can chill til September -- his trial for Michael Jackson's death just got pushed back.

Judge Michael Pastor
announced the postponement this morning in the manslaughter trial -- opening statements were set to begin next week.

Murray's attorneys asked for the delay so they could prepare for new witnesses the prosecution plans to call.