Michael Jackson’s Doctor, Conrad Murray Surrenders

Dr. Conrad Murray, the doctor who was with Michael Jackson when the singer died last June, has avoided the humiliation of being arrested by surrendering on Monday. Murray walked into a Los Angeles Superior Court with his lawyer and pleaded not guilty to the charge of involuntary manslaughter. Murray is expected to post bail.

Jackson’s parents and siblings, except for Janet, were present at the courthouse. Jackson’s father said his family is “looking for justice.” Murray could face up to four years in prison if found guilty.

Police records show that Jackson died moments after Murray allegedly administered a powerful general anesthetic known as propofol and some sedatives. Jackson, a known insomniac, reportedly asked for some medication to help him sleep and rest. Murray has denied that he had given Jackson anything that could have caused the King of Pop’s death. Jackson was preparing for a farewell concert tour in London titled “This Is It” when he died.