Prosecution wants to show Jackson dead, alive

Prosecution wants to show Jackson dead, alive

LOS ANGELES — Prosecutors of Dr. Conrad Murray want jurors in his involuntary manslaughter trial to see images of his superstar patient, Michael Jackson, dead and alive.

Don”t miss these Entertainment stories


TV”s changing landscape is washing soaps away

ABCs surprise twofer announcement last week seemed to confirm that one by one, broadcast networks are giving up on the idea of original scripted drama in the daytime.

Hoover sides with soap fans, pulls ads from ABC

Huh! Scores don”t match the moves on “DWTS”

Top 10 tax-challenged musicians

Cowell: Mariah will have a role on “X Factor”

In motions filed Tuesday, they ask to use video clips from the Jackson concert movie, “This Is It,” to show the singer was in good health, engaged in planning his concert tour and had every reason to live.

They say this would contradict defense claims that Jackson took his own life.

Story: Prosecutors say Jackson”s doctor changed story

Prosecutors also want to use limited autopsy photos of Jackson to prove that although thin, he was in excellent health. They say the photos would not be gruesome. Defense lawyers say the photos would inflame the jury”s emotions.

Murray has pleaded not guilty. Jury selection resumes May 4 and motions are to be argued Thursday.


Related posts:

  1. Prosecutors say Jackson"s doctor changed story
  2. Lawyer in Michael Jackson Trial Says Singer Committed Suicide Over Finances
  3. Is Elizabeth Taylor Worth More Dead Than Alive?
  4. Katrina Bowden Is Esquire"s Readers Sexiest Woman Alive
  5. Donald Trump Has "Apprentice" LaToya Jackson"s Vote