According to Alvarez's statement to police, obtained by AP reporter Tom Watkins, Alvarez saw no signs of life, but Murray directed him to compress Jackson's chest while the doctor attempted mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
Murray then confessed that he'd never performed CPR before, Alvarez told police.
Approximately 12:27 p.m.: An ambulance and fire truck arrived at Jackson's home, followed closely by paparazzi . One photographer looked into an emergency vehicle and spotted the call screen, which read, "50-year-old male not breathing."
"That told us, this is probably Michael,'' said Ben Evenstad, who runs National Photo Group.
According to a paramedics' report, when they arrived, Murray was performing CPR on Jackson, who was lying on the floor with an IV in his leg.
Just after 1 p.m.: After approximately 4o minutes at Jackson's home, the paramedics raced to the hospital with the singer's lifeless body. According to TMZ's Harvey Levin, the paramedics knew he was dead but Murray insisted he go to the hospital. Jackson's children followed in one Cadillac Escalade, his bodyguards in another.
1:13 p.m.: Jackson arrived at UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, and Murray met with the physician in charge of the emergency department. Murray did not disclose that he gave Jackson propofol that day, only admitting to giving him two separate doses of Lorazepam, according to the police affidavit.
At the hospital, the bodyguards who protected Jackson in life, tried to protect his privacy in death, lashing out at paparazzi. In a video taken by National Photo Group outside of the hospital, the bodyguards can be seen opening up their jackets so Jackson's body cannot be seen entering the hospital.
News of Jackson's death spread like lightening. La Toya Jackson's father called her to say she must get to the hospital quickly. When she arrived, fans were already assembling.
"I went into the room, and there's my mother sitting down. And there are the kids, all three of them on her, sitting on her lap just crying as loud as they could. They were just crying uncontrollably. And there I was, screaming and crying."
2:26 p.m.: Jackson was pronounced dead at UCLA Medical Center. Many fans and media were gathered outside the hospital.
Soon the world would learn of Michael Jackson's death. "My brother, the legendary King of Pop, Michael Jackson, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2009 at 2:26 p.m.,'' said Jermaine Jackson, his brother, at a press conference. "It is believed he suffered cardiac arrest in his home."
"I just couldn't believe it,'' said Janet Jackson, in an interview with ABC's Robin Roberts last November. "It just didn't ring true to me. It felt like a dream."
Aug. 27, 2009: The Los Angeles coroner's office ruled Michael Jackson's death a homicide. The cause of death was "acute propofol intoxication with benzodiazepine effect," according to the coroner's report.
Feb. 8, 2010: Murray was charged with involuntary manslaughter and pleads "not guilty." He is currently awaiting trial.
One year later, Jackson's family and fans continue to mourn the loss of the music legend.
"I simply want justice,'' said La Toya Jackson, in an interview with Barbara Walters. "What's ever right. In the court of law. I want justice. They've taken a life away from us, from all of us."