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Family requests a second autopsy on the late pop legend

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Video by Luke BROWN

Text by NEWS WIRES

Latest update : 2009-06-28

Michael Jackson's family has requested a second autopsy be performed on the late pop star, the Los Angeles County coroner's office says. A first autopsy on Friday found no evidence of foul play or external trauma.

AFP - Michael Jackson's family said it would seek to carry out a second autopsy on the late star, Los Angeles County coroner's investigators said Saturday.
   

Coroner's investigator Brian Elias said Jackson's family had told his office on Friday they wanted a second autopsy carried out.
   
According to celebrity news website TMZ.com, the new autopsy was already underway at an undisclosed location in Los Angeles.
   
Los Angeles coroner's officials said Friday after an initial autopsy that Jackson's cause of death would not be finalized until the results of toxicology tests were known in several weeks time.
   
Preliminary findings said there was no evidence of foul play or external physical injury to Jackson, officials said.

 

Date created : 2009-06-27

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