Share this Story

Michael Jackson's parents hire detectives

Joel D. Amos is a Los Angeles-based writer, and the Senior Entertainment Editor here at SheKnows. He has interviewed numerous celebrities, including Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Katherine Heigl, Rachel McAdams, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaw...

Is MJ's death fishy?

Michael Jackson's death is the result of foul play, say his parents, Katherine and Joe Jackson.

Is MJ's death fishy?Sources say Katherine and Joe Jackson are hiring an army of private dicks to look into the death of Michael Jackson. If Michael's parents are thinking about filing a wrongful death suit, they also may have an army of doctors to direct their legal ire.

When Michael Jackson died, the collective belief was that he had succumbed to a cardiac arrest. Quickly, the questions arose: How did a 50-year-old man in otherwise good health pass away from cardiac arrest? What triggered Michael Jackson's heart to stop cold?

Although Michael's personal physician, Conrad Murray, has not been listed as a suspect in a homicide or manslaughter investigation, authorities have searched his properties repeatedly.

Per Michael's wishes, the concert giant AEG hired Murray to watch over Jackson for his 50-concert show at London's O2 Arena. 

Joe and Katherine Jackson also are looking at the massive concert performance schedule and whether their son had requested to limit the tour because of his physical concerns. Moments after Jackson's death, reports circulated that Jackson had requested to perform only 10 shows and, after looking at the contract, realized that the requirement was 50 shows over 100 nights.

After a full physical, an as-yet-to-be-named doctor gave Jackson the green light to perform in London.

More on Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson's lawyers see dollar signs
Michael Jackson's kids go to grandma
Cops close in on Michael Jackson's doctor
Was Michael Jackson murdered?
Is MJ's death fishy?The complete Michael Jackson memorial video replay
Highlight videos from Michael Jackson's memorial
Katherine Jackson denied executorship over Jackson's estate
Michael Jackson album sales soar
Michael Jackson's will details

Michael Jackson's family takes control of his estate
Janet Jackson speaks at BET Awards
Lisa Marie Presley speaks out
Remembering Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson's 5 greatest entertainment moments
10 Michael Jackson performance videos
Photo gallery tribute to Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson's most famous albums: A photo gallery

Tagged in
Follow Us

SheKnows Media ‐ Entertainment

New in Entertainment

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!

b h e a r d !

Welcome to the new SheKnows Community,

where you can share your stories, ideas

and CONNECT with millions of women.

Get Started