Hollywood FAQs: The most controversial trial of the alleged manslaughter of the late pop sensation Michael Jackson, involving Dr. Conrad Murray, will begin from September 27th, 2011.. The trials will be giving the jurors and a number of fans of the late pop star to know Murray’s version of how the singer died back in 2009.
It has been more than two years since the death of Jackson and the opening statements will be heard from Tuesday onwards. The ‘Thriller’ singer died of an alleged drug overdose at the age of 50 which was a powerful anesthetic known as propofol.
According to the legal experts, the trial will be dependent on the testimony of the drug, which had caused the death of the singer. Some of the earlier reports had said that Jackson was an insomniac and desperately wanted to sleep and take rest for some time before he prepares for his come back tour. This resulted in Murray had administering the drug to the ‘Moonwalk’ actor.
Propofol is a drug that is normally used in surgeries as an anesthetic. The drug is given intravenously. Dan Abrams, who is a legal analyst, has said that the defense is going to say that many of the doctors have been giving the singer propofol and Murray was helping Jackson to get over the habit of the drug.