The 'Murder' of Michael Jackson: Docs gave King of Pop INSANE amounts of propofol, painkillers for DECADES

'All of these different medical professionals had allowed Michael to dictate his own terms,' said Orlando Martinez, the LAPD detective

The 'Murder' of Michael Jackson: Docs gave King of Pop INSANE amounts of propofol, painkillers for DECADES
Dr Murray talks about Michael Jackson's easy access to almost any prescription and how doctors would let him do anything, including his consumption of propofol (Screenshot - NY Post's exclusive video, Phil Walter/Getty Images)
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Michael Jackson's death remains one of the most tragic losses that the world witnessed. The King of Pop left no stones unturned in his career and his untimely death became a topic that is still placed under the microscope. Now, a new documentary that is set to release on his MJ's birthday, i.e., September 6, investigates his death. MJ was found unresponsive in his Los Angeles home after suffering cardiac arrest brought on by the anesthetic propofol and was ruled a homicide. 

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The documentary titled 'TMZ Investigates: Who Really Killed Michael Jackson' revolves around the fact that MJ was regularly supplied with all sorts of drugs. After his death was ruled a homicide, his physician, Conrad Murray, took all the blame and was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to four years in prison where he only served two. While Murray took the short end of the stick, the world hardly took note of the fact that MJ was a regular abuser of strong pharmaceutical drugs and was encouraged to follow his lifestyle by a number of doctors. In an exclusive video obtained by The New York Post, the documentary, which will land on Fox next month, features Orlando Martinez, the LAPD detective assigned to Jackson’s death to shed light on this case. He said, "It’s a lot more complicated than just Dr Murray was at his bedside when he died."

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According to Martinez, "Circumstances had been leading up to his death for years, and all of these different medical professionals had allowed Michael to dictate his own terms, get the medicines he wanted when he wanted them, where he wanted them. All of them are the reason why he’s dead today." According to Ed Winter, the assistant chief coroner for LA County, the medical community facilitated MJ's obsession with substances in many ways. Winter explained that MJ was taking propofol in Gatorade-size bottles at the time of his death.

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Michael Jackson performs on stage during is "HIStory" world tour concert at Ericsson Stadium November 10, 1996 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
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Orlando Martinez, the LAPD detective assigned to Michael Jackson’s death blamed the medical professionals who were around MJ as they helped to propel his substance abuse. (Screenshot from NY Post's exclusive)

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Michael Jackson was failed by medical community

Dr Murray appeared in the trailer as well as he said that MJ was so addicted to propofol that it "was the only way he could go to sleep, especially when he was getting ready for a tour." He continued, "It was not a big deal — he had been using it for decades, different doctors had given it to him from all around the world … and they allowed him to sometimes inject the medicine. He was able to push the propofol himself, and the doctors allowed him to do it, and that was OK." But the documentary also highlights his addiction to other substances, not just propofol.

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Dr Murray explained that it was too easy fro Michael Jackson to get what he wanted as doctors did not second question him about anything. (Screenshot from NY Post's exclusive)

When MJ suffered both second and third-degree burns to his scalp during a pyrotechnic disaster while filming a Pepsi commercial in 1984, he was given painkillers to deal with it. However, he soon became an addict, and things got worse when he befriended Hollywood dermatologist Arnold Klein. TMZ Executive Producer Harvey Levin said that in a 2009 interview, Klein, now dead, had revealed that it was routine for MJ to get high on Demerol "for hours at a time" at Klein’s office. Levin said, "Dr. Klein was more than happy to oblige and he justified with minor procedures. And he did this over and over and over again." The dangerous doses that MJ was taking were a cause of concern as he was taking a shocking 300 milligrams at a time.

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Howard Klein, a famous Hollywood dermatologist, confessed to supplying Michael Jackson with Demerol and shared how MJ would pass out for hours in his office. (Screenshot from NY Post's exclusive)

Debbie Rowe, MJ's ex-wife, also weighed in about his uncontrollable addiction saying, "There were times he would write prescriptions for things that had nothing to do with what we were treating them for. He would write prescriptions that were not conducive to what a dermatologist would normally write a prescription for." Talking about Klein, she said he was "a person that you want to hang with because you’re going to be able to get something in return."

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'TMZ Investigates: Who Really Killed Michael Jackson' premieres Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 8 p.m. on Fox
 

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