LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Conrad Murray is tentatively scheduled to be released from jail Monday after serving two years of a four-year sentence for administering a fatal dose of the anesthetic propofol to pop superstar Michael Jackson at the singer's rented Holmby Hills estate.
Murray was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for Jackson's June 25, 2009, death at age 50. The singer was in the Southland rehearsing for his never- realized ``This Is It'' concert series at London's O2 Arena. The coroner's office determined that Jackson died of acute propofol intoxication.
Murray has insisted that he did nothing wrong in his treatment of the singer, with his attorneys arguing during his trial that Jackson himself likely administered the fatal dose when the doctor was out of the room. But prosecutors said propofol should only be administered in a hospital setting with proper monitoring equipment.
Jackson referred to the white-colored propofol as his ``milk,'' and used it to combat insomnia.
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