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Michael Jackson's death ruled a homicide, family responds

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The Los Angeles County coroner has ruled that Michael Jackson’s death on June 25th was a homicide. According to a statement from the coroner’s office, Jackson died from “acute Propofol intoxication. Other conditions contributing to death: benzodiazepine effect.”

The statement said that Propofol and Lorazepam were found to be the primary drugs responsible for Jackson’s death. Midazolam, Diazepam, Lidocaine and Ephedrine were also detected.

UPDATE: In a separate statement, the relatives of the late singer said: “The Jackson family again wishes to commend the actions of the Coroner, the LAPD, and other law enforcement agencies, and looks forward to the day that justice can be served.”

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