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Michael Jackson's Bodyguard Says Murray Told Him to Hide Evidence

Doctor allegedly said to collect medicine vials, IV bags before paramedics arrived

January 6, 2011 10:20 AM ET
Joe and Katherine Jackson arrive for the second day of the preliminary hearing for Dr Conrad Murray on January 5, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
Joe and Katherine Jackson arrive for the second day of the preliminary hearing for Dr Conrad Murray on January 5, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
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The preliminary hearings in the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray, the doctor charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson, continued yesterday with testimony corroborating the prosecution's claim that Murray hid incriminating evidence around Jackson's deathbed.

Michael Jackson Remembered

Alberto Alvarez, one of Jackson's bodyguards, testified on Wednesday that Murray had instructed him to collect medicine vials and intravenous bags before calling paramedics to the scene after discovering that the singer was not breathing.

Michael Jackson's Funeral

Later, paramedic Richard Senneff testified that Murray did not mention that he had administered a dose of Propofol, the sedative that was found to have killed the singer.

Guard 'cleaned up' after Michael Jackson drug death [BBC News]

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