The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, was rushed to a hospital in Los Angeles due to cardiac arrest. Jackson fell into a deep coma and was confirmed dead, 2:26 p.m. PDT, at the age of 50. According to reports, when paramedics arrived after after responding to a 911 call, Jackson was not breathing. He was taken to UCLA Medical Center at around 12:30 pm local time.
It was revealed that the cause of Jackson’s death was the double dosage of Demerol painkiller drugs inadvertently provided by his nurse and his doctor on two consecutive occasions within short intervals.
Jackson was on top of the music industry heap during the 1980’s and he has become a household name to many people. He has established himself as a music icon. Jackson has shown versatility by excelling as a singer, dancer, choreographer, record producer and arranger. He has was a successful businessman, an actor and an author as well. His contributions to the music industry and his skills in performing will always be remembered.
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