DA's office: No final decision on Jackson doc
(AP) - A spokeswoman for the Los Angeles DA's officedenies that any decisions have been made to seek charges in thedeath of Michael Jackson.
But according to a law enforcement source, prosecutors areprepared to seek an indictment of Dr. Conrad Murray on a charge ofinvoluntary manslaughter.
The source says prosecutors will pursue a theory of grossnegligence by Murray.
Police have interviewed a large number of witnesses, includingthose who were present during Jackson's last days and those whoworked with him in preparation for a planned comeback concert.
The source says authorities have also lined up medical expertwitnesses who will testify about the normal standard of care in asituation such as Jackson's.
A coroner found that a powerful anesthetic was administered toJackson without any medical need, and that some equipment thatwould be recommended to resuscitate him was missing.