Michael Jackson received the fatal dose of Propofol through an IV in his leg, and Murray told cops he administered only a very small amount of Propofol: 2.5ml.
According to Dr. John Dombrowski, a noted anesthesiologist who reviewed the LAPD file for detectives, it seems that 2.5ml couldn’t even put Jackson to sleep.
Moreover, the autopsy report notes the level of Propofol found in Jackson was equivalent to what is found in “general anesthesia for major surgery.”
On the other hand, a small, empty, 20 ml bottle of Propofol was found in the bedroom, but a secret compartment in a nearby closet contained numerous bottles of Propofol as well.
Nevertheless next to that was found a large, empty, 100ml bottle with a large tear in the rubber stopper. A tear in the stopper is made to connect an entire bottle of Propofol to the IV. If this is done, the doctor must use an infusion pump to regulate the flow of Propofol, or else the patient could easily OD. There was no infusion pump found.
It seems that some sources inside the law enforcement believe Dr. Murray may have used the 100 ml bottle, then either tried regulating the flow by eyeballing it or letting it flow by itself. Not to say but that would be reckless, as Dr. Murray himself said he left to go to the bathroom at one point.
In consequence that would mean that if Dr. Murray did indeed empty the full 100 ml bottle into Jackson’s system that would be 40 times more Propofol than the physician said he administered.
Therefore, the doctor has been charged, pending a preliminary hearing.
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