Michael Jackson 'healthier than most'

Michael Jackson was in tip-top shape when he died, says the doctor who ruled the pop star's death a homicide.

The Thriller hitmaker - who died from acute Propofol intoxication in 2009 - was in good physical health according to Dr Christopher Rogers, who ruled his death a homicide, and was most likely killed by the cocktail of sedatives in his body.

According to TMZ, the doctor said in court that he came to the decision 50-year-old Michael's death was not self-inflicted because the Propofol was administered by another person other than the patient.

He said Jackson was "healthier than most people his age" when he died.

Meanwhile, Dr Conrad Murray claimed Michael never told him he was seeing other doctors.

The medic is currently on trial for the involuntary manslaughter of the Thriller hitmaker and although Conrad knew Michael visited other doctors regularly, he says the pair never discussed it.

During a taped interview with police - recorded two days after Michael's death and played in court in Los Angeles today - Dr Murray said: "When [Michael] came back [from Klein's office], he was basically wasted and required 24 hours for recovery."

The doctor added that he regularly spotted prescription pill bottles by the singer's bedside, bearing other doctors' names.

- BANG! Showbiz

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