The L.A. Times is reporting that the Jackson family hired a private pathologist to perform a second autopsy on Michael Jackson’s body in the hopes of finding out his cause of death faster. The L.A. County coroner’s office performed the first autopsy on Friday. And while it ruled out foul play, the coroner announced that more tests were required to determine the “cause and manner of death.”
Meanwhile, Dr. Conrad Murray, who was with Jackson at his home when he stopped breathing, spoke to police for three hours on Saturday. A source close to the investigation told the L.A. Times that while the doctor — who authorities stress is not a suspect — was “cooperative,” the interview provided little in terms of evidence as to why Jackson went into cardiac arrest.
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