Prosecutor Seeking Maximum Sentence for Conrad Murray

Prosecutor Seeking Maximum Sentence for Conrad Murray

D.A. also wants convicted doc to pay Michael Jackson's children $100 million.

Published November 24, 2011

He's been found guilty by a jury of his peers, and now prosecutors want the judge to sentence Conrad Murray according to the full extent of the law. According to TMZ, the District Attorney's office is seeking the maximum punishment for Murray, convicted of involuntary manslaughter for his role in Michael Jackson's death. That would mean four years in state prison if the judge takes their recommendation.

The D.A. is seeking the max because Murray was "risking Mr. Jackson's life every night" by administering Propofol, and that MJ was a "particularly vulnerable victim." Further, the D.A. says, Murray lied and covered-up his crime.

But the prosecutors are not stopping there. They are asking the judge to also order the convicted doc to pay Michael Jackson's kids $100 million for their loss.


According to new court docs filed by the D.A., Jackson's three kids are "entitled to wages or profits lost due to injury incurred by the victim."


The D.A. cites a letter from the MJ Estate, estimating Michael would have made $100 million in revenue from the "This Is It" tour.  

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Written by Evelyn Diaz


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