Thursday, June 25, 2009

Michael Jackson Dead at 50

The King of Pop Michael Jackson, who was slated to do a series of 50 concerts in London beginning July 13, died at the UCLA Medical Center at the age of 50.

Jermaine Jackson says it's believed that Michael died of cardiac arrest, but the real cause of death would only be known after an autopsy. Autopsies, as well as robbery-homicide investigations are required in high profile cases.

Paramedics were called 12:26 pm, June 25th, to the pop star's rented home in Holmby Hills. According to several reports, Michael Jackson was not breathing when the paramedics arrived. They performed CPR, and the doctors at the UCLA Medical Center where the singer was brought tried to resuscitate him for more than an hour.

Michael Jackson's mother and some of his brothers gathered at the hospital to wait for the news on his condition.

Michael Jackson started singing as a kid with his brothers as the sensational Jackson 5. But he rose to greater fame as a solo artist. His 1982 album, Thriller, still remains as one of the bestselling albums of all time.

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