The Los Angeles County Coroner has ruled pop star Michael Jackson’s death a homicide. Read more the coroner’s findings below.
The LA Coroner says that Michael Jackson was killed by a cocktail of strong prescription drugs,.
In an announcement made on Friday (28Aug09), Jackson’s death was ruled a homicide and blamed on the “acute” presence of the anaesthetic Propofol and anti-anxiety drug Lorazepam in his system.
In addition to the Propofol and Lorazepam, Jackson also had (Versed), Diazepam (Valium), Lidocaine (topical anaesthetic) and Ephedrine in his system prior to his death on 25 June (09).
Jackson’s full autopsy report has not yet been released.
This sensational ruling will apparently begin a murder investigation, with the main focus on Jackson’s personal physician Dr. Conrad Murray.
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