MJ's death ruled as homicide.Byline: ANI
London, August 29 (ANI): The Los Angeles Country Coroner has ruled Michael Jackson's death as homicide caused by acute intoxication from powerful anaesthetic propofol and other conditions.
Propofol and the sedative lorazepam lorazepam /lor·a·ze·pam/ (lor-az´e-pam) a benzodiazepine used as an antianxiety agent, sedative-hypnotic, preanesthetic medication, and anticonvulsant.
n. were concluded as the primary drugs responsible for Jackson's death in the coroner's report.
Other cocktail of sedatives, painkillers and stimulant found in the singer's system were midazolam, diazepam diazepam /di·az·e·pam/ (di-az´e-pam) a benzodiazepine used as an antianxiety agent, sedative, antipanic agent, antitremor agent, skeletal muscle relaxant, anticonvulsant, and in the management of alcohol withdrawal symptoms. , lidocaine and ephedrine ephedrine (ĭfĕd`rĭn, ĕf`ĭdrēn'), drug derived from plants of the genus Ephedra (see Pinophyta), most commonly used to prevent mild or moderate attacks of bronchial asthma. , reports the Telegraph.
It is the first time Jackson's death has been officially concluded homicide while the complete toxicology report remains sealed at the request of the Los Angeles Police Department "LAPD" and "L.A.P.D." redirect here. For other uses, see LAPD (disambiguation).
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Detectives have been probing the circumstances leading to death of the King of Pop, who died aged 50 on June 25 from a cardiac arrest at his Los Angeles mansion.
Officials have quizzed Jackson's team of doctors as part of the investigation and the star's personal physician Conrad Murray has been at the centre of a manslaughter probe. (ANI)
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