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La Toya: Michael was murdered

By | Published on Monday 13 July 2009

Also talking up the conspiracy theory that Jackson was murdered is the singer’s sister La Toya, who has told the News Of The World she believes her brother was killed in a plot to access his personal fortune. La Toya’s comments follow previously reported remarks made by Jacko’s father Joe Jackson, who was talking foul play within hours of his son’s death.

The British tab quote La Toya as saying: “Michael was murdered. And we don’t think just one person was involved. Rather, it was a conspiracy of people. I feel it was all about money”.

La Toya claims there were sinister characters involved in Jackson’s affair, who were, she alleges, trying to get access to the singer’s personal fortune which, she says, despite all the debts, were worth up to a billion dollars. She adds that it was those people who got Jacko hooked on prescription drugs and those medications, she reckons, were putting her brother in great danger. She told the paper: “Michael was being inappropriately treated by people who got him hooked on drugs. I can’t say who I believe is responsible as I don’t want to jeopardise the police investigation. But not everybody had Michael’s best interests at heart”.

She confirmed the family had had a second autopsy done on Michael’s body, claiming she personally instigated the independent examination. Although vague about the results of the second autopsy, she said people would be “surprised” by them. She continued: “I can say newspaper reports that there was methadone in his body are inaccurate. [But] he had many needle marks on his neck and on his arms, and more about those will emerge in the next few weeks. But nothing has changed my mind that this was murder and I won’t give up until I find out what killed my brother”.

Some reports suggest Michael was closer to La Toya than most of his other siblings, though she says the aforementioned shady characters tried to cut the singer off from his family in recent years. She also reckons they took stuff from his rented home in LA shortly after his death. “So many people had been through that house before I got there” she said. “Someone went in there and did a good job. It was very strange”.