Jackson could have been saved, says doctor

Bombshell documents suggest Dr Conrad Murray, accused of killing Jackson, had demanded a defibrillator which could have saved the singer after he suffered a cardiac arrest in June last year.

Murray claims that he could have saved the life of the singer, but was denied the life-saving heart machine, reports UK daily News of the World.

The 57-year-old US cardiologist hopes the new revelation will get him off the charge of involuntary manslaughter for giving Jacko a sedative overdose.

“I could have saved Michael if I had the right equipment. I have the paperwork to prove it,” he told his friends.

Murray claims the star’s comeback concert promoter AEG ignored his e-mail pleas for over six weeks, as was his request for a nurse to assist him.

The evidence which could save him from jail emerged in a lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson’s father Joe, 81, who alleges AEG chiefs “acted with reckless disregard for Jackson’s life.”

The lawsuit claims Murray was ordered to drug Jacko to be fit for his London shows and that AEG failed to fulfil its promise to provide resuscitation equipment and a nurse. Murray, who denies any wrongdoing, is due to stand trial next year.

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