As hundreds of people line a Los Angeles County courthouse, jurors have finally made a decision in the Conrad Murray/Michael Jackson manslaughter case; finding Conrad Murray guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of the singer.
Jackson's family had been awaiting the decision since they arrived at the courthouse at 12 p.m. PDT and now will finally have the closure they have been looking for.
The trial had been ongoing for a little over a month with both sides putting up favorable articles to why the other was wrong.
On Tuesday Sep. 27, the case began and the panel of jurors was presented with two sides to Jackson – the fragile, possibly drug dependent performer who was succumbed by his own devices, or the vibrant and excited full of life entertainer who was ready to make a comeback.
The accused, Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray, was said to have given Michael Jackson a fatal dose of Propofol. But the defense proposed Murray was trying to wean him off the drug before Jackson ingested the drug when Murray left the room.
Jackson had so much Lorazepam (sedative drug) in his system that it could have put six people to sleep said a doctor. When he proceeded to then take the Propofol, he died before he could shut his eyes.
The King of Pop was set on making a return to music. "I want them to say, 'I've never seen nothing like this in my life...he's the greatest entertainer of all time,'" a heavily medicated and woozy Jackson was heard having said on Murray's phone on a piece of evidence.