Coroner Report: Michael Died of Propofol Intoxication

August 28, 2009 By:
Coroner Report: Michael Died of Propofol Intoxication

Earlier this week, Michael Jackson’s death was ruled a homicide by the Los Angeles County Coroner. And just moments ago, official documents were released proving the King of Pop’s death was indeed a homicide caused by a lethal combination of drugs.

According to the AP, the coroner says he died of “acute propofol intoxication.”

A statement from the coroner reads: “The manner of death has been ruled homicide. Cause of death was established as acute propofol intoxication. Other conditions contributing to death: benzodiazepine. The drugs propofol and Lorazepam were found to be the primary drugs responsible for Mr. Jackson’s death.

"Other drugs detected were midazolam, diazepam, lidocaine, and ephedrine. The final coroner’s report includes a complete toxicology report will that remain on security hold at the request of the Los Angeles police department and the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office."

Since a homicide refers to the death of someone by the hands of another person, all fingers definitely point to Dr. Conrad Murray at this point.

As reported earlier, we should expect an arrest to made in the coming weeks.


The Jackson family has released the following statement in response to the coroner's findings: "The Jackson family again wishes to commend the actions of the Coroner, the LAPD and other law enforcement agencies, and looks forward to the day that justice can be served.”