Family, lawyer and friends including a cardiologist suspected that Michael Jackson died because of Demerol injection

Family, lawyer and friends including a cardiologist suspected that

Michael Jackson  died because of Demerol injection

michael jackson death 260609 03 The family of Michael Jackson is to hold an independent autopsy as associates revealed their anger over unanswered questions surrounding the tragic pop icon’s death.

Jackson’s family members were huddled at their compound in the northern Los Angeles suburb of Encino, where they have been based since the most famous member of their clan died suddenly on Thursday at age 50.

 

The Los Angeles Coroner’s office said on Friday a preliminary autopsy on Jackson was inconclusive and a final cause of death would not be known until exhaustive toxicology tests are completed in “six to eight weeks.”

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TIME:Why Burma May Be North Korea’s Best Friend

A North Korean ship, the Kang Nam I, shown anchored in Hong Kong waters in October 2006

A North Korean ship, the Kang Nam I, shown anchored in Hong Kong waters in October 2006. Vincent Yu/AP photo
North Korea is great at scaring its neighbors. The isolated dictatorship carries a real nuclear threat, and tested its latest device this May in an underground bunker. Tensions in East Asia heightened this week after Pyongyang threatened “a fire shower of nuclear retaliation” if the U.S. or its allies in the region attempted any provocative action when trying to curb North Korea’s missile program.