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Dr. Conrad Murray guilty; Lindsay freed

Monday, Nov 07, 2011 - 01:18

Nov. 7 - A Los Angeles jury finds Michael Jackson's physician, Dr. Conrad Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter. John Russell reports.

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Michael Jackson's personal doctor was found guilty on Monday (November 07) of involuntary manslaughter in the singer's death following a six-week trial that captivated Jackson fans around the world. Prosecutors had argued Murray was grossly negligent in administering the drug propofol to help Jackson sleep. Murray, 58, did not testify at the Los Angeles trial. He was led away in handcuffs when the judge ordered him held in custody ahead of sentencing on November 29. he could face up to four years in prison. The jury deliberated for about nine hours before reaching its unanimous verdict. Actress Lindsay Lohan reported to jail on Sunday (November 06) to begin serving time on a probation violation, only to be released hours later due to overcrowding. A Sheriff's department spokesman said that due to jail overcrowding and Lohan's status as a nonviolent offender facing less than 90 days, she was booked and released Justin Bieber will take a paternity test to counter claims that he fathered a baby boy with a young California woman after a brief backstage encounter last year, a source close to the singer said on Monday (November 07). The Canadian singer also is said to be contemplating legal action against the woman for defamation. John Russell, Reuters.

Dr. Conrad Murray guilty; Lindsay freed

Monday, Nov 07, 2011 - 01:18

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