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Conrad Murray Gets Maximum Sentence

Conrad Murray has been sentenced to four years in jail for involuntary manslaughter in connection with Michael Jackson’s 2009 death.

On Tuesday morning, Judge Michael Pastor handed down the maximum sentence possible for the charge. It is unclear how much of the four-year sentence Murray will actually end up serving in Los Angeles County Jail, but he was credited 46 days for time served and good behavior.

Verdict Reached in Michael Jackson Death Trial

A verdict has been reached at Conrad Murray’s trial for involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson’s death.

In Session’s Michael Christian reported that the jury buzzed three times—the signal that they have a verdict—at 10:56 am PT after more than 10 hours of deliberations over two days. It is expected to be read in court at 1 pm PT/4 pm ET.

Doctor Guilty in Michael Jackson’s Death

Conrad Murray was handcuffed and taken into custody in the courtroom on Monday after a jury found him guilty of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson’s June 25, 2009 death.

Sentencing was set for November 29. Murray faces up to four years in prison.

Nancy Grace Weighs In On Michael Jackson Death Trial Deliberations

Will the jury reach a verdict on Friday in Conrad Murray’s trial for Michael Jackson’s death or will they be coming back on Monday?

As deliberations continued into their sixth hour and Katherine Jackson returned to the courthouse area for unknown reasons on Friday afternoon, Nancy Grace laid out some of the factors that may contribute to the amount of time this jury will take.

Cardiologist: Murray Deviated From Standards Of Care, Is Responsible For Jackson’s Death

A cardiologist testifying at the trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor said Wednesday that Conrad Murray’s treatment of Jackson was “unethical” and that there were multiple extreme deviations from proper standards of care that he felt made Murray responsible for the singer’s death.

Dr. Alon Steinberg pointed to six deviations from standards that he considered examples of “gross negligence” on Murray’s part. First was the use of the anesthetic propofol to put Jackson to sleep at all. The second was doing it in Jackson’s home without the proper equipment or staffing.

Jury May Hear Jackson Doctor’s Police Interview Friday

Jurors at Conrad Murray’s trial are expected to hear his version of the events surrounding Michael Jackson’s death in his own words for the first time Friday when his police interview is introduced into evidence in court.

Media reports indicate that one of the detectives who questioned Murray on June 27, 2009—two days after Jackson’s death—could be called to the witness stand Friday to testify about the interview. Some details of Murray’s statements have been revealed in previous hearings, but the full two-hour recording has never been released.

Murray Defense Accuses Coroner’s Investigator Of “Substantial” Mistakes

A coroner’s office investigator denied a defense allegation that she made a “substantial number of mistakes” while collecting and recording evidence from Michael Jackson’s house after his death.

Los Angeles Coroner’s Office investigator Elissa Fleak began the day Thursday at Conrad Murray’s trial by continuing to identify pieces of evidence collected from Jackson’s home. She also testified that medical records provided by Murray regarding his treatment of Jackson did not include anything about the day he died or the prior three months.

“I Had No Childhood,” Michael Jackson Says In Recording Played At Doctor’s Trial

Six weeks before Michael Jackson’s death, his doctor recorded him rambling in a slow, slurred voice about the importance of his planned “This Is It” concert series and the pain of his lost childhood, prosecutors alleged Wednesday.

In a four-minute recording recovered from Conrad Murray’s iPhone by DEA forensic computer examiners, Jackson was heard talking about building “Michael Jackson’s Children’s Hospital” with the proceeds from the concerts. Prosecutor David Walgren had played a portion of it in his opening statement, but jurors listened to the whole tape Wednesday during the testimony of forensic examiner Stephen Marx.

Doctor’s Girlfriends Testify About Day Michael Jackson Died

Three girlfriends of Conrad Murray took the stand Tuesday as prosecutors tried to portray the doctor as distracted by his personal life when he should have been monitoring his patient, Michael Jackson, to whom he was administering extremely powerful sedatives.

Testimony zeroed in on calls made on June 25, 2009, the day Jackson died from “acute propofol intoxication,” according to his autopsy. The judge limited the prosecution’s ability to question the women about their personal relationships with Murray outside the context of that date.

ER Doctor Testifies Jackson Could Not Have Been Saved At Hospital

An emergency room doctor who testified Friday that Michael Jackson was “clinically dead” when he arrived at UCLA Medical Center on June 25, 2009 returned to the stand Monday morning to provide more details about the treatment Jackson received at the hospital.

Dr. Richelle Cooper said that she decided at 2:26 pm to pronounce Jackson dead, but she had never felt a pulse during the entire time she was working on him. Cooper testified that she felt comfortable pronouncing him dead much earlier while in radio communication with the paramedics who were still treating him at his home, but Conrad Murray insisted on not giving up at that point and claimed he found a pulse.

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