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Michael Jackson, The 'King Of Pop', Dies At 50. 25-06-'09

Pop star Michael Jackson was pronounced dead Thursday after being rushed to a Los Angeles hospital after a heart attack left him in a coma, according to published reports. He was pronounced dead at 2:26 local time, Michael was 50.

According to the Los Angeles Times:

Capt. Steve Ruda said paramedics responded to a call at Jackson’s home around 12:26 p.m. He was not breathing when they arrived. The paramedics performed CPR and took him to UCLA Medical Center.

Website TMZ reported that “Jackson was dead when paramedics arrived. A cardiologist at UCLA tells TMZ Jackson died of cardiac arrest.”

Jackson, a singing and dancing star who found fame at an early age as a member of The Jackson 5, went on to become the “King of Pop,” a sort of Elvis for the MTV and internet generations.

MJ Dead (25-06-2009)
Michael Jackson was taken by ambulance to a hospital in Los Angeles on Thursday (June 25) after suffering cardiac arrest.

Timeline details:
- 1:30 am: After completing his last rehearsal at Staples Center Michael arrives at his home, 100 North Carolwood Drive in the Holmby Hills district of Los Angeles. and Dr Murray begins treatment.

- 2:00 am: Valium pill administered

- 3:00 am: Intravenous diazebeem, IV of benzso

- 5:00 am: Other treatment

- 7:30 am: Other drugs through IV

- 10:40-11am: Infusing with propofol. At some point he ceases to breathe and dies after that

- 11:51 am: Dr Murray call- lasted 11 minutes witness heard noises at other end of phone. Likely Conrad Murray who realized MJ was not breathing.
- 12:05 pm: Murray comes down the stairwell and tells chef Kai Chase "Get security, get Prince".
- 12:12 pm: Dr Murray calls Michael Amir Williams, and leaves him a message.

- 12:15 pm: Williams returns call and Murray says MJ had a bad reaction.

- 12:17 pm: Williams then calls Alberto Alvarez who is in second trailer outside house, checks permission to go in house, goes upstairs to MJ’s bedroom. Alvarez sees MJ on bed, Murray doing one handed CPR on the soft bed. Murray tells Alvarez that MJ had a bad reaction and asks him to collect medical evidence. Faheem Muhammad arrives in the room. Prince & Paris also go upstairs and Paris is crying on her hands and knees. Muhammad leaves the room to whisk two of Paris and Prince, away from the foyer at the front of the room to keep them from the commotion.

- 12:21 pm: Alvarez is told to get a bag and Murray collects medical bottles, and IV bag etc., as told and only then is he told to call 911.

- 12:22 pm: Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics receive a 911 call.

-12:26 pm: Paramedics treating MJ on site. MJ’s Eyes fixed and dilated and he was cool to touch. He flatlined so heart action taking place. No observation of appropriate equipment for treatment with propofol, according to paramedics. Asked Murray about underlying medical condition. Asked Murray what drugs he had given doesn't mention propofol
UCLA medical center advised futher care on MJ useless..they in contact with paramedics.

-12:57 pm: As the revival efforts produce no results Dr. Cooper gives the paramedics permission to pronounce MJ dead. She is told that Dr Murray wants to continue with life saving efforts.

- 1:07 pm: Paramedics transport to UCLA with MJ.

Prince, Paris & Blanket follow the ambulance in a car with Michael Amir Williams & Faheem Muhammad.

- 1:13 pm: Michael's body arrives in ER room.
Doctors at hospital only asked Murray what he treating MJ for. Mentioned on drug, valium and flomax..no mention of propofol to UCLA doctors.
- Doctors still tried to bring MJ to life.

- 2:26 pm: Michael Joseph Jackson is pronounced dead by Dr. Cooper.

Michael Williams, Frank Dileo & Dr Murray go to tell Prince, Paris & Blanket that their father is dead. Frank Dileo says "Your daddy had a heart attack and died".

Katherine arrives to UCLA with her nephew Trent and learns from Dr Murray about Michael's death. She then reunites with Prince, Paris & Blanket.

LaToya, Jermaine & Halima, Randy, Randy Phillips & Dr Tohme arrive to UCLA.

Jermaine announces Michael's death in a short press conference.

Michael's body is taken by helicopter to the coroner's office.

LaToya signs Michael's death certificate.

Prince, Paris & Blanket are taken to Hayvenhurst with Katherine, LaToya, Jermaine, Halima & Randy. Tito & Marlon joins them.

Larry King Live special on CNN with Celine Dion, Cher & Suzanne DePasse among others.
At night LaToya goes to Michael's house to take his personal belongings.

Michael's sad death set a record of visitors searching for news of 16.4 million visitors on Google.

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