Its official! Dr. Conrad Murray is convicted of involuntary manslaughter and could be sent to jail for 4 years. What are your thoughts on this.
Oh well. It's not a surprise. At least they did find him guilty.
He was over-prescribing pain medecation that wasn't required. Lets face it, he murdered him.
At 150K a month for personal care this "doc" is the personification of greed and didn't flinch when the verdict was read. Assisted suicide??? Makes me wonder.
Sad... but let's face it, we will never know the Truth.
There was no real evidence, just experts of propafol etc giving testimony in court. Only Michael Jackson and Conrad knows what happens.
Having said that, I wish he had called 911 sooner.
my 2 cents around what i read in this thread...didn't pay attention to the 'latest MJ news'...so if the doc was convicted because of over-prescribing,there are many, many, many docs that could/should face the same thing - problem is, those that died because their docs over-prescribed meds weren't famous and their demise did not make the news.
I think that's the right verdict.
He didn't intend to kill MJ.
He enabled Michael Jackson in becoming addicted to Propafol (or as MJ called it, his "milk.").
Yes, he should have called 911 faster.
But hey, it took Casey Anthony a month to report her daughter missing.
And she walked.
At least Murray got taken out of circulation. He won't be getting any more $150K a month personal pusher gigs for at least 4 years.
Dr.Murray should be punished by having his medical license permanently taken away. I see no reason to have him do jail time. Michael was a mess with drug addiction. Demerol no longer worked, and he begged Dr. Murray, as his personal physician, to give him "his milk" Propophyl. The doctor was negligent in giving in to his high-profile patient and leaving his side when he should have been monitored. There was no malice involved- simply medical malpractice.
Michael's parents did more accumulative harm over the long run. Let's put them in jail!
by mega1 8 years ago
How do YOU feel about that? Seemed like at least VOLUNTARY to me and now they're saying he will probably serve 5 years. What kind of message does this give police in Oakland? Man, I would not want to be there right now!
by Jack Lee 8 months ago
Was justice served in this case?
by Elena 6 years ago
The difference between Murder and Man-Slaughter? (sorry it's a depressing Q)A man in UK set fire to his friends house because he wasn't allowed into his party. Two people died. The man was cleared of Murder but charged with Man-Slaughter...? To me, both words mean the same. Enlighten me...
by lyns 6 years ago
Should Conrad Murray the doctor that was last treating Michael Jackson, be charged with Murder? if yes, why? if no Why?,Also, should doctors be able to use their authorized to treat patients with medications outside the hospital they should not, when treating individuals that can afford...
by Beth Perry 4 years ago
Does killing someone by a "atomic wedgie" warrant a murder charge?33-year old Brad Lee Davis has been charged with murder, after allegedly killing a relative by giving him an atomic wedgie. According to officials, the two were arguing when Davis pulled the victim's underwear over his...
by capricornrising 6 years ago
Was Conrad Murray fairly convicted and sentenced?Dr. Conrad Murray, the physician treating Michael Jackson at the time of the singer's death, has been sentenced to 4 years in prison, and may be ordered to pay restitution to the singer's estate, for monies lost from his canceled sold-out tour.
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|