Conrad Murray

  • Court: No rehearing in Michael Jackson doctor's case February 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: An appellate court is refusing to grant a rehearing to Michael Jackson's doctor on the appeal of his involuntary manslaughter conviction. A 2nd District Court of Appeal panel issued a brief ruling Thursday correcting clerical and grammatical errors in its opinion last month that denied Conrad Murray's appeal. His...
  • Michael Jackson's diary reveals his movie dreams September 14, 2013

    Los Angeles: Michael Jackson wanted to achieve movie stardom in a bid to immortalise his fame, according to a secret diary that he kept before his death. The 'King of Pop', who died at the age of 50 just weeks before a much-hyped comeback concert tour in 2009, wanted to...
  • Michael Jackson's death trial begins today April 30, 2013

    Los Angeles: Millions, and possibly billions, of dollars are at stake in a civil trial starting on Tuesday over allegations from Michael Jackson's mother that the company promoting his comeback failed to properly investigate the doctor convicted in his death. Katherine Jackson, her son Randy and daughter Rebbie came to court...
  • Hollywood Minute: Michael Jackson's family sues AEG Live April 4, 2013

    Katherine Jackson and Michael Jackson's children have sued concert promoter AEG Live. The Jackson heirs will reportedly ask the jury in the case for $40 billion in damages against AEG Live. They blame the company for Dr. Conrad Murray's illfated propofol treatment of the late King of Pop. ...
  • Conrad Murray writing tell all book while in jail? September 22, 2012

    Los Angeles: Conrad Murray, who was convicted last year in Michael Jackson's death, is reportedly writing a tell-all book. Murray, Jackson's personal physician at the time of his death, was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of the King of Pop and was sentenced to four years...
  • MJ trial: Dr Murray sentenced to 4 years in jail November 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Michael Jackson's physician, Doctor Conrad Murray on Tuesday was sentenced to four years in jail. Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for having given Jackson an overdose of the anesthetic propofol on the June 25, 2009 to help him fight chronic insomnia. The Prosecutors also want Murray...
  • MJ trial: Dr Murray to be sentenced today November 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Michael Jackson's physician, Doctor Conrad Murray will be sentenced on Tuesday. Murray is facing up to four years of imprisonment. He was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for having given Jackson an overdose of the anesthetic propofol on the June 25, 2009 to help him fight chronic insomnia....
  • Prosecutors seek 4-year sentence for MJ's doctor November 24, 2011

    Los Angeles: Prosecutors who depicted Michael Jackson's doctor as remorseless for the superstar's death urged a judge Wednesday to sentence him to four years in prison, while a defense lawyer said Dr Conrad Murray is in a prison of self-punishment and should receive probation. The opposing sentencing memos were filed in...
  • Jackson doctor seeking new test on key evidence November 22, 2011

    Los Angeles: Just days before sentencing, lawyers for the doctor convicted of causing Michael Jackson's death want a judge to order independent testing of a vial of the powerful anesthetic that killed the singer. Attorneys for Dr Conrad Murray will ask a judge on Monday to release to an independent...
  • Michael Jackson's unseen tour footage for sale November 15, 2011

    London: Never-before-seen concert footage of Michael Jackson is to go under the hammer later this month. The King of Pop's former chauffeur is selling off the tape, which was recorded in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1993 on his Dangerous tour, reported Contactmusic. It is believed Jackson decided to scrap the film...
  • Michael Jackson lied about addiction: Doctor November 11, 2011

    Los Angeles: Michael Jackson's doctor, who refused to testify at his trial, said in an interview broadcast on Thursday that the singer lied to him about his medical history and never revealed he had an addiction problem. "I would hate to put blame on Michael as an individual," Dr Conrad Murray...
  • Michael Jackson doctor calls singer an 'addict' November 10, 2011

    Los Angeles: The doctor convicted of manslaughter in Michael Jackson's death has called the 'Thriller' singer a drug 'addict' in a television interview that will air on morning talk show 'Today' this week. Dr Conrad Murray, who now sits in a Los Angeles jail awaiting sentencing for involuntary manslaughter,...
  • Michael Jackson's doctor found guilty of manslaughter November 8, 2011

    Dr Conrad Murray, who administered a powerful surgical anaesthetic to Michael Jackson has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. ...
  • LA: Michael Jackson's doctor found guilty November 8, 2011

    Los Angeles: A Los Angeles jury on Tuesday found Dr Conrad Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson's death. Murray's sentencing is set for November 29. Conrad Murray is ordered to jail and will not be released with bail while he waits for his sentencing. The order was announced after...
  • Testimony ends in Michael Jackson doctor trial November 2, 2011

    Los Angeles: Michael Jackson's doctor finally made a decision he had long delayed, telling a judge on Tuesday he would not testify in his involuntary manslaughter trial. Minutes later, the defense rested its case and the prosecution, after presenting brief rebuttal testimony, closed its presentation of evidence in the six-week trial....
  • Jackson doctor's defense looms in trial's week 4 October 17, 2011

    Los Angeles: The trial of Michael Jackson's personal physician will enter a new phase this week, with the doctor's attorneys trying to counter three weeks of damaging testimony and attempting to show that the singer somehow caused his own death. Lawyers for Dr Conrad Murray have told jurors that the...
  • Judge issues gag order in Jackson death trial October 1, 2011

    Los Angeles: The judge in the manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson's doctor issued a gag order for attorneys on Friday after a defense counselor appeared on a television show telling details about the case. The judge's order came at midday on Friday, the fourth day of the widely-watched trial in which...
  • MJ trial: Doctor delayed calling ambulance September 29, 2011

    Los Angeles: Michael Jackson's doctor called the singer's personal assistant rather than an ambulance when he realized the "Thriller" star had stopped breathing in June 2009, a Los Angeles court heard on Wednesday. And after the superstar was pronounced dead hours later in hospital, Dr Conrad Murray wanted to return to...
  • Tape, testimony reveal MJ's hope for comeback September 28, 2011

    Los Angeles: Pop star Michael Jackson had high hopes his 2009 'This Is It' concerts would be the spark to revive his flagging career, but in the days before he died his ability to perform was hanging in the balance. That intimate portrait of Jackson's aspirations for the series of...
  • MJ was murdered by close friends: La Toya June 24, 2011

    Just days before Michael Jackson's second death anniversary, his elder sister La Toya speaks about his death. ...
  • Jackson committed suicide over finances? April 7, 2011

    London: The lawyers of Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson's doctor, have revealed that the late King of Pop might have committed suicide over his financial woes. Defence lawyer Ed Chernoff said his client, who is charged with involuntary manslaughter, was not responsible for the pop superstar's death in 2009. He claimed that Jackson...
  • Michael Jackson was sick days before death January 5, 2011

    Los Angeles: A choreographer who worked with Michael Jackson on his ill-fated concert tour told a judge Tuesday he clashed with Jackson's doctor and others over the superstar's health six days before he died. Kenny Ortega, who was the last person to work with Jackson, testified that he was summoned to...
  • Jackson family in court as doctor accused over death January 5, 2011

    Los Angeles: Jermaine and LaToya Jackson today appeared in court to hear testimony accusing a doctor of killing their pop icon brother Michael by administering an overdose of powerful sedative drugs. Jackson's mother Katherine also turned up for a pre-trial hearing into the role of Dr Conrad Murray, charged with involuntary...
  • Michael Jackson doctor faces death charge January 4, 2011

    Los Angeles: Prosecutors this week begin offering evidence that Michael Jackson's doctor is responsible for the pop star's death in a case that could hinge on who gave the singer a fatal dose of a powerful drug he used for sleep. Dr Conrad Murray, Jackson's physician in 2009, has been charged...
  • Jackson's doctor can keep medical licence June 15, 2010

    Los Angeles: A judge on Monday ruled that Michael Jackson's physician can keep his California medical licence, and he set August 23 as the start date for a preliminary hearing into a manslaughter charge against Dr. Conrad Murray. Murray, who has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the June 2009 death...
  • Jackson doctor pleads not guilty to manslaughter February 9, 2010

    Los Angeles: Michael Jackson's doctor on Monday pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the sudden death of the pop star last year from a lethal cocktail of drugs. Dr Conrad Murray, who has offices in Houston and Las Vegas, entered a Los Angeles courthouse to chants of "murderer"...
  • Jackson doctor negotiating surrender: lawyers February 5, 2010

    Los Angeles: Lawyers for Michael Jackson's doctor said on Thursday they were negotiating his surrender to Los Angeles authorities, amid media reports that he could face an involuntary manslaughter charge within a day. Dr. Conrad Murray, who has admitted giving the late pop singer a dose of the powerful anesthetic propofol...
  • MJ's doctor says others gave him propofol November 21, 2009

    Los Angeles: Michael Jackson's personal physician told investigators he was not the first doctor to give the pop star propofol, the powerful anesthetic that was one of the drugs to cause his death, according to court papers unsealed on Friday. Dr Conrad Murray, a target of the criminal probe into Jackson's...
  • Janet Jackson blames doctor for Michael's death November 17, 2009

    Los Angeles: Pop star Janet Jackson holds Michael Jackson's personal doctor responsible for her brother's sudden death and has told ABC News that a day does not go by when she doesn't think about her late sibling. "He was the one that was administering," Janet Jackson said about Houston-based physician Dr...
  • MJ's father demands congressional investigation September 2, 2009

    Los Angeles: Late King of Pop Michael Jackson's father Joe Jackson has demanded a complete, congressional investigation into the pop icon's death. This, after the Los Angeles Coroner's office announced on Friday that MJ's death was a case of homicide. Joe Jackson believes that there is more to Michael's death...