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Jackson's death ruled homicide

Michael Jackson's death in June was ruled a homicide, opening the door to possible criminal charges against his doctor.

Michael Jackson's death in June was ruled a homicide, opening the door to possible criminal charges against his doctor.

Based on forensic tests, Jackson, 50, died of an overdose of propofol combined with other sedatives, according to a search warrant unsealed in Houston. The death was ruled a homicide by the Los Angeles County Coroner, the Associated Press reported yesterday, citing a police official working on the investigation.