Coroner Releases Findings on Michael Jackson Death

Celebuzz / August 28, 2009

It’s official—deceased King of Pop Michael Jackson died of “acute Propofol intoxication” as well as “Benzodiazepine effect,” referring to a group of drugs used to treat anxiety and insomnia.

Also, the manner of death has been deemed a homicide.

TMZ reports that the Los Angeles County Coroner has issued a press release noting that Propofol and Ativan are the primary drugs responsible for Jackson’s death. Jackson also had traces of Versed, Valium, Lidocaine and Ephedrine in his system.

The final coroner’s report is still being kept on security hold by the LAPD while their investigation of the singer’s death continues.