After 9 hours of deliberation the jury found Dr. Conrad Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter. The maximum sentence that this can carry is 4 years. The crowd outside the courthouse erupted into applause as the verdict was read.
Dr. Murray was remanded into custody without bail where he will be held pending sentencing. He will be sentenced on Tuesday, November 29th at 8:30 am.
3. The view outside the courtroom in recent days…
- The family of Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas jail cell in July three days after she was detained during a traffic stop, filed a wrongful death lawsuit in federal court.
- Migrant deaths in the Mediterranean have exceeded 2,000, making 2015 the deadliest year for people trying to reach Europe, according to the International Organization for Migration.
- At least 24 homes have been lost and one firefighter killed as dozens of wildfires continue to ravage drought-stricken California.