King of Pop Michael Jackson Dead

Pop singer Michael Jackson has died in a LA hospital at the age of 50. Dr. Conrad Murray, Jackson's personal doctor, said the entertainer was unconcious but still had a faint pulse when he got to him. While attempting to resuscitate Jackson through CPR, the doctor instructed one of Jackson's staff member to call 911.

When the paramedics arrived at Jackson's Bel-Air residence, they discovered he was not breathing. Jackson was taken to the hospital and was pronounced dead there.

The cause of death is being investigated, with the results weeks away. Prescription drugs is being looked at as a possible culprit.

Update 8/24/2009:
Jackson's death ruled a homicide by the Los Angeles county coroner. Tests found that there were leathal amounts of the anesthetic propofol in the entertainer's body.