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Jackson pleaded with doctor for powerful anesthetic

Publié par Clifford Armion le 25/08/2009

Kimi Yoshino, Harriet Ryan and Andrew Blankstein

"A sleepless Michael Jackson spent his last hours pleading for a dose of a powerful anesthetic, his doctor told police, according to court records unsealed Monday. "For six hours, Dr. Conrad Murray said he resisted -- fearful that the pop star had developed a dangerous addiction to propofol. "Instead, Murray administered the sedatives Valium, lorazepam and midazolam -- five times over six hours. But none put Jackson to sleep, and he continued to demand his "milk," the word the pop star used for propofol. "Murray finally relented and at 10:40 a.m. added the drug to Jackson's intravenous drip, according to the records. "That dose -- mixed with the cocktail of other sedatives in the pop star's system -- was enough to kill him, the Los Angeles County coroner's office concluded in a preliminary toxicology report cited in a search warrant affidavit unsealed Monday in Houston. " Read on...

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"Jackson pleaded with doctor for powerful anesthetic", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), août 2009. Consulté le 22/09/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/jackson-pleaded-with-doctor-for-powerful-anesthetic