News of the World hears that Michael Jackson was full of praise for Dr. Conrad Murray during preparations for a dress rehearsal at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on June 23, 2009, two days before the cardiologist administered the King of Pop a lethal dose of Propofol.
“My doctor is the best in the world,” Jackson told his assistants. “I feel completely comfortable with him. I trust this guy with my life. He’s an incredible guy and understands what I need. He is a friend to me and my family. He makes me feel good about myself, and young again. Without him I wouldn’t be able to function. I need him to make my body – this machine – work the way it does.”
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Tom Mesereau Discusses Charges Against Dr. Conrad Murray
February 9, 2010 – ‘The Early Show’ co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez spoke with former Michael Jackson attorney Tom Mesereau about the then possible manslaughter or murder charges against Dr. Conrad Murray in the King of Pop’s death. Hours later, Dr. Murray was charged with involuntary manslaughter. Watch the segment, aired Monday (February 8), via CBSNews.com below the cut.
La Toya Jackson: Not Just Dr. Murray “Murdered” My Brother
February 8, 2010 – La Toya Jackson was spotted exiting Crustacean Restaurant in Beverly Hills on a rainy Friday evening (February 5), and said that she’ll “absolutely” be attending Dr. Conrad Murray’s court case regarding the homicide of her brother, Michael.
“They murdered my brother, and they know who they are,” La Toya insisted. “It’s not just Dr. Murray, I promise you that. It’s more people involved, and they know exactly who they are, and I’m going to let you guys know exactly what’s happening.”
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Michael Jackson Footage To Be Used in Dr. Murray’s Defense?
February 7, 2010 – Lawyers for Dr. Conrad Murray want to use old video footage of Michael from 2004 where the King of Pop slurs his words and appears drunk in rehearsals for a film role at his Neverland home to demonstrate the depth of his drug habit. “Murray’s legal team have quietly but steadily been building a robust defense case,” a source close to Murray told News of the World. “A key element will be on-camera interviews Michael Jackson gave where he discusses and admits his drug use and others where he appears to be intoxicated. In effect, Michael Jackson himself will be the defense’s star witness as they set out to prove he was a seasoned and habitual user and knew how to self-administer.” The entire story at newsoftheworld.co.uk has since been removed.