He June 25th, 2009 the world was shocked by the death of Michael Jacksonthe so-called “king of pop”, after suffering a heart attack at his home on North Carolwood Drive, located in the Holmby Hills neighborhood of Bel-Air, in Los Angeles (California).

Conrad Murray, the singer’s personal doctor, initially stated that he found Jackson not breathing in his room, and with a barely detectable pulse, and that he administered, in vain, cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Following a 911 call at 12:21 p.m., Michael Jackson was treated by paramedics and later his death was confirmed at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, where hundreds of fans had already come and were waiting for news about the singer’s health.

It was his brother, Jermaine Jackson, who officially confirmed the death of Michael Jackson, shocking the world of music and millions of fans who paid tribute to him throughout the planet.

After the death of the artist, author of emblematic hits as Thriller, Billie Jean either beat itthe police began an investigation, and although, at first, the hypothesis of a pill overdose as the cause of Jackson’s death was considered, the investigations and autopsy determined that the king of pop had died as a result of a acute propofol and benzodiazepine poisoning that Dr. Conrad Murray had given him.

The death of Michael Jackson boosted the sales of his albums and also those of the group he had been a part of with his brothers, the jackson 5. He left thousands of fans unable to attend what would be the last tour of singer concerts, This is it and fueled the legend of the eccentric artist.

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