Defense Argues Michael Jackson Was an Addict

Lawyers for Dr. Conrad Murray argue the King of Pop's addiction led to overdose.
1:59 | 10/28/11

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None of the Michael Jackson case attorneys for Doctor Conrad Murray trying to turn the tables and put Jackson on trial. With -- -- is making the argument that the -- addiction problem was so severe that he -- he gave himself the fatal overdose. ABC's -- apple has the latest on this story. Judge thank you. The defense case in a -- from two medical experts doctors Robert -- addiction specialist. And Paul White the men -- -- football popular in the operating room. Doctor white the cornerstones of the defense case admitting Doctor Conrad Murray made mistakes -- library. It's been accused of infusing. -- -- fall and -- in this patient. Can you justify that. Absolutely -- but claiming those mistakes did not kill the singer doses that he described. I would not have expected Michael Jackson to have died so what is the defense saying happened. Cut to this video two weeks before Michael Jackson died Michael he's captured on camera being driven from dermatologist Arnold Klein's office. Where he got stiff dose of Denver -- -- come -- -- Believe there's evidence that is dependent upon them wrong -- -- -- he was probably addicted to -- -- -- The Jackson family in court again to -- intimate details of Michael's medical record. The pop -- giving huge doses of as much as 375. Milligrams of -- all in a day. Nearly seven times more than what's typically used for minor surgery since the large dose and among the side effects of the overall withdrawal anxiety restlessness insomnia. And it's obvious so severe the defense says Michael Jackson put himself to sleep. Forever -- overdose. Though the final witness doctor Paul -- -- expect to be back on the stand today to conclude his through direct testimony and present new computer analysis that he says shows that Michael Jackson could have indeed killed himself.

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