Jacko doc Murray convicted for pop star’s murder

MUMBAI: Dr Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson‘s doctor has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the pop star‘s death for supplying an insomnia-plagued Jackson with a powerful operating-room anesthetic to help him sleep as he rehearsed for his big comeback. He was handcuffed and immediately led off to jail without bail to await sentencing on
November 29.

The verdict marked the latest chapter of the 2009 drug-overdose death of the King of Pop as he was about to mount a series of heavily promoted concerts in London that he hoped would turn his career around after a slide prompted by child-molestation allegations and years of bizarre behavior.

However, Defense attorney Ed Chernoff said that the verdict was a disappointment and would be appealed.

Jackson‘s death marked the end of an incredible rise to fame from his humble beginnings in Gary, Ind. The tiny powerhouse singer and dancer with the magnetic smile enchanted audiences and elevated the Jackson Five to the top of the pop music world.

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