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Dr. Conrad Murray was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the case of Michael Jackson's death on Monday (Nov. 7); and while there is a chance that Murray won't go to prison in favor of a county jail or house arrest due to California prison overcrowding and that fact that he's a non-violent offender, Murray is hardly in the clear.
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Now that a guilty verdict has been handed down in the case of Dr. Conrad Murray, who was accused of involuntary manslaughter regarding his patient Michael Jackson, the doctor has been remanded to custody and was promptly placed on suicide watch in the L.A. County Jail while he awaits sentencing. Murray's sentencing is slated for Nov. 29.
The verdict in the Michael Jackson case is in. The jury convicted Dr. Conrad Murray on charges of involuntary manslaughter, meaning he was found guilty of the charges against him. All 12 members of the jury found Murray guilty, and he now faces up to four years in jail and the loss of his medical license.
The prosecution and the defense have both presented and rested their cases, so now the fate of Dr. Conrad Murray will be decided by a jury. The decision on whether or not Murray is guilty of involuntary manslaughter regarding the late, great King of Pop Michael Jackson now rests in the jury's hands. Deliberations are underway today for a jury comprised of seven men and five women, reports Billboard.
The prosecution and defense have rested in the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray, who is being accused of involuntary manslaughter for administering propofol to Michael Jackson. Murray's practices were called into question by medical experts during the course of the trial, chastising him for injecting the singer with the surgical anesthetic so he could sleep. Propofol is incredibly dangerous -- and obviously deadly -- when used outside of closely monitored hospital settings. It's a juicy story, and one that many newshounds want to know more about.