Is Michael Jackson's body missing?

Jul 9, 2009 at 7:21 p.m. ET

Is Michael Jackson's body missing? The truth, like Jackson himself, is out there. Some reports say at least part of the King of Pop was not with him at the Michael Jackson memorial service and other reports have Jackson's body missing altogether. So, where's the truth?

The wall outside the Staples Center after Michael Jackson's memorial serviceLos Angeles coroner's office had been at the center of reports that Michael Jackson's brain was removed from his body and remains with the authorities as the investigation progresses.

The truth of the matter is that Michael Jackson's body was completely there in the $25,000 casket that the world saw at his memorial at the Staples Center. ABC News has confirmed that Jackson is in fact, resting at the Forest Lawn in the Hollywood Hills.

Details need to still be worked out as to where Michael Jackson will be buried.His family wishes that the singer be laid to rest at his beloved Neverland Ranch.

The owners of the property, on the other hand, have serious reservations about Neverland becoming a Graceland West.

To watch this Michael Jackson's body missing story circulate the internet has been a fascinating study in news in the internet age. Not one site was ready to claim that the body had gone missing, but there was a load of speculation.

Then the brain missing story emerged late July 8 to which the Los Angeles coroner's office had to respond. This is Hollywood, the coroner and police are used to even more bizarre questions than 'where is Michael Jackson's body?'

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