King of Pop Michael Jackson dies at the age of 50


Confirmed by CNN today, June 25, 2009, the King of Pop, Michael Jackson died at age 50 due to cardiac arrest. Today is a sad day for the entertainment world. I received the news through text but I did not believe it first as Jackson is scheduled to have a concert in London when I read the morning paper. Article below was taken from Wikipedia to confirm the sad news.

"On June 25, 2009, Jackson reportedly passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest. While en route to the UCLA Medical Center, Jackson apparently stopped breathing. Jackson was originally reported in a coma but other sources pointed out that Jackson died. He died with his family surrounding him."

"MJ - may you rest in peace...we love you"


UPDATE as of 9:45 PM EST
Jackson's body is now in the coroner's office for autopsy.
The cause of death is reported to be cardiac arrest.Jackson was pronounced dead at about 2:26 pm local time PST.Although there is no evidence of criminality, Los Angeles Police Department detectives have opened an investigation into his death. An autopsy is said to be scheduled for Friday, June 26, 2009.