BREAKING: Michael Jackson’s Doctor Conrad Murray Found Guilty
Dr. Conrad Murray has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the case involving the death of Michael Jackson. The verdict was reached on the second day of deliberation. The verdict was read aloud to quiet cheers in the courtroom. Dr. Murray now faces up to four years in prison.
The judge ordered that Dr. Murray remain in custody until the sentencing date which has been set for Tuesday, November 29th.
The prosecution triumphed after six weeks of impassioned arguments and witness testimonies.
Murray did not flinch and showed no emotion as the verdict was read. A few celebratory whoops were heard as the verdict was read.
Judge Michael Pastor told the court that he would seal the names of the jurors until further notice, and confidential records referring to the jurors were to be destroyed.
The Jackson family arrived at the courthouse an hour before the reading of the verdict, led by parents Joe and Katherine Jackson. Randy, LaToya, Rebbie, Jermaine and Jermaine's wife were all in court. Family friends Rick and Kathy Hilton were also in attendance.
Today was the second day of deliberations. The jury deliberated for about six hours on Friday and for less than three hours today before reaching a decision.