The first search of Michael Jackson’s bedroom a day after his death found marijuana, skin-bleaching and hair-growing ointments, anti-insomnia pills and empty bottles of several anti-anxiety drugs, according to court documents unsealed Thursday. A substance initially suspected to be tar heroin proved not to be a narcotic, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation. An affidavit, written by Los Angeles Detective Orlando Martinez, was used to outline probable cause for a warrant to search Jackson’s Holmby Hills, California, home on June 26.
Four people were killed and five were seriously injured in a train crash in Turkey, Turkish State Railways announced Thursday.
Plans for a three-city exhibition of Michael Jackson memorabilia could be derailed by suspicion and distrust among Jackson’s mother, the men Jackson named as executors of his will and the promoter of his planned comeback concerts. A judge delayed his approval of the exhibition agreement between concert promoter AEG Live and the Jackson estate until Friday, when he will hear testimony about why Katherine Jackson thinks it should be renegotiated. Questions surrounding Michael Jackson’s death and AEG Live’s role in his last days are an “obvious source of tension” as Katherine Jackson objects to the agreement, Jackson attorney Burt Levitch said