Drug Overdose Suspected in Michael Jackson Death, Feds Raid Office of Dr. Conrad Murray

More evidence is piling up that pop superstar Michael Jackson may have died from a massive drug overdose. Wednesday morning, Federal authorities allegedly launched a raid of Dr. Conrad Murray’s Houston office to obtain medical records of his treatment of Jackson in connection to the official autopsy results on the singer’s body.

Houston Police Department and officers of the Drug Enforcement Agency arrived at Murray’s office Wednesday morning to serve a search warrant on the property, according to TMZ.com. Murray served as Michael Jackson’s personal physician and was with the singer when he collapsed into a coma on June 25th. Murray also performed CPR on Jackson in an attempt to revive him before emergency responders arrived on the scene. Murray has been allegedly been repeatedly uncooperate in the criminal investigation currently ongoing in Jackson’s death.

Michael Jackson with son "Blanket" - Source: Wikimedia Commons
Michael Jackson with son "Blanket" - Source: Wikimedia Commons

E! News reports that a private pathologist hired by Michael Jackson’s family discovered similar findings to the official autopsy report by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office. Needle marks were found on Jackson’s body in both autopsies, as was a possibly deadly dose of the powerful anesthetic Propofol.

Los Angeles County officials have stated that Jackson was taking prescription medications at the time of his death. However, the full report on what substances were found in his body have not yet been released.