Michael Jackson's private physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, was convicted by a jury yesterday in a Los Angeles courtroom of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson's death in 2009. He will be sentenced on November 29. He faces a maximum sentence of four years in prison. He will be jailed in the time prior to sentencing for his manslaughter conviction.
Murray is trained as a cardiologist, but his medical license has been suspended in California since he was charged with criminal negligence in Jackson's death. Prosecutors said that Murray was greedy and incompetent and his negligence played a significant role in Jackson's death. Murray had administered a powerful anesthetic to Jackson to help him sleep, but did so without the use of monitors and other equipment. The drug caused Jackson to go into cardiac arrest.
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