The Jury For the Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Trial Has Reached a Verdict

Katherine Jackson and Michael's kids were suing AEG Live for negligence.

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After three days of deliberations, a jury has reached a verdict in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial, TMZ is reporting. The verdict is set to be announced at 3:30 PM PT.

This verdict comes after five months of testimony in the case, which will determine whether or not negligence on the part of AEG Live led to the death of legendary pop star Michael Jackson back in 2009.

Michael's mother, Katherine Jackson, and his three kids are suing AEG Live, claiming that the company hired Dr. Conrad Murray—who in 2011 was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter of Michael—and that they pushed Michael beyond his limits when he was preparing for his "This Is It" tour.

AEG Live, on the other hand, is claiming that Michael was actually the one to hire Conrad Murray, and that they never supervised him—or had any idea that Murray administering a fatal dose of anesthetic propofol was what led to Michael's death.

We'll have more on this story as it develops. Stay tuned for the verdict.

UPDATE: The verdict has been read, and AEG Live will not be held accountable in the death of Michael Jackson. Read more here.

[via TMZ]

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