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Wednesday
Oct262011

Nurse, Concert Promoter Testify at Conrad Murray's Trial

Dr. Conrad Murray pictured on right. David McNew-Pool/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Michael Jackson's holistic nurse testified Tuesday at Conrad Murray's manslaughter trial in Los Angeles; the caregiver claims the singer asked for the powerful anesthetic propofol two months before he died in June of 2009.

Cherilyn Lee said she warned him that the drug was too dangerous to use at home, but he countered that it would be safe if a doctor monitored him while he slept.

Randy Phillips, an executive with concert promoter AEG, which organized Michael's planned This Is It concerts in London, also took the stand Tuesday.  He said Jackson had requested a London estate where he could stay, with running streams and horses.  Phillips said the King of Pop also asked for the services of Murray, whom Phillips said Jackson had "great trust in."

Phillips said there were concerns over Jackson's health in the weeks before he died, but Murray assured him the entertainer would be fine.

Murray, who's accused of giving Jackson a fatal dose of propofol prior to the singer's death, has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter.

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