Pop star Michael Jackson is dead

June 25, 2009

Pop star Michael Jackson has been rushed to hospital in Los Angeles with suspected cardiac arrest. The Los Angeles Times reported that the 50-year-old singer was not breathing when paramedics arrived at his home.

Celebrity website TMZ said 911 operators received an emergency call about 12.12pm local time (5.12am AEST).

“We’re told when paramedics arrived Jackson had no pulse and they never got a pulse back,” the website reported.

Jackson is believed to have gone into cardiac arrest and paramedics performed CPR on him en route to UCLA hospital.

The website quoted family members as saying the Thriller singer was in “really bad shape.”

“We just got off the phone with Joe Jackson, Michael’s dad, who says ‘he is not doing well.” the website had earlier reported.


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