Jackson’s doctor pleads not guilty to manslaughter charge

Monday, February 8, 2010 at 4:10pm
Staff reports

Prosecutors in Los Angeles on Monday charged Michael Jackson’s personal physician Dr. Conrad Murray with involuntary manslaughter, according to abcnews.com.

Murray, a Meharry Medical College graduate, surrendered to authorities and entered a not guilty plea later in the afternoon.

The indictment comes after and eight-month investigation into the King of Pop’s June 2009 death. Jackson was 50.

Prosecutors say the Houston-based cardiologist allegedly administering a lethal cocktail of painkillers and anesthetics to the entertainer hours before he died June 25.

If convicted, Murray faces up to four years in prison.

3 Comments on this post:

By: sidneyames on 2/9/10 at 9:08

Michael Jackson knew the consequences of drug abuse. Too bad he got others to join in on his delinquincy and demise. This should be a lesson for "doctors to the stars". But will it be?

By: stlgtr55@yahoo.com on 2/9/10 at 9:39

As I can recall, the Dr. nor anyone else put a gun to Jackson's head and made him take that stuff.

By: sidneyames on 2/9/10 at 11:10

I agree with you stlgr55; Jackson's parents are distraught cause they want more money so they are crucifying the doctor for their son's transgressions.