Photo Shows Michael Jackson Dead

Shocked fans saw Michael Jackson's autopsy's photo during today's Conrad Murray trial testimony. How are fans reacting?

MIchael Jackson autopsy photo revealed

Michael Jackson fans are crying foul after television cameras at the Conrad Murray manslaughter trial caught a glimpse of an autopsy photo taken hours after the King of Pop died on June 25, 2009. The photo -- shown here on TMZ (Warning: Graphic and NSFW) -- is shocking, but medical examiner Dr. Christopher Rogers said that Jackson was a healthy weight for his age and height.

Rogers went on to say that the probability of Jackson giving himself the fatal overdose was slim-to-none.

"You'd have to assume that Mr. Jackson woke up, although he was at least to some extent under the influence of propofol and other sedatives, he was able to somehow administer propofol to himself," Rogers testified.

"We did not find any type of precision dosing device, which means the doctor would be estimating how much propofol he was giving," the medical examiner said. "I think it would be easy in those circumstances for the doctor to estimate wrong and give too much propofol."

The photos were not supposed to be shown to television cameras, prompting a strong and passionate reaction from MJ fans.

"HLN sucks for showing that autopsy photo of MJ. That was beyond disrespectful," tweeted one fan.

"None of the fans want to see this photo autopsy! I want to see my King dancing, singing, and enchanting," another tweeted.

Other fans reacted with indifference or a realization that HLN didn't intend to broadcast the photo.

"Oh for cripes sakes, it is a death trial, autopsy pics WILL be shown. MJ or not, death is not pretty but it is real. #hln"

Another Twitter user started tweeting the photos to Jackson's eldest children, Prince Michael Jackson and Paris Jackson. Fans were not impressed and called for Twitter to ban the user.

The Jackson kids -- along with youngest brother Blanket Jackson -- all took the stage in Cardiff, Wales, this past weekend to pay tribute to their father.

"We're very happy to be here on this special night to honor our father," a poised Paris told the 50,000 fans at the concert.

Image courtesy WENN.com

Does the Michael Jackson autopsy photo offend you, or was it an honest mistake?

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Comments on "Graphic Michael Jackson autopsy photo shown on tv"

kenny November 13, 2012 | 6:26 PM

I really feel for the jackson family and I know no family wants to admit their kids flaws but for goodness sakes everyone knew he was a drug addict he shot up one time to many and that is what happens y blame everyone else for his death I dont believe that anyone but he is responsible for it they just need to let it go if is was one of us the media sure in the hell would not be dragging it out this long

cody October 12, 2011 | 8:07 AM

people comeon ideath it,s part of life dont make a deal out of it people gosh dang.

Vanessa October 11, 2011 | 9:07 PM

The autopsy photo of MJ should not have been broadcast. It is inappropriate,uneccesaruy for the mass population to see and hugely disrespectful. This is not a mistake but, a lack of empathy on the part of the media and the LA justice system who I believe has some part in the broadcast of the trial.

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