Michael Jackson Pronounced Dead at UCLA Medical
When paramedics arrived around 12:26 p.m., the 50-year-old pop star was not breathing, reported the LA Times. "The call came in because a person was not breathing," said an LAFD official. "When the team arrived, they saw that CPR was already in progress by someone at the home. The person not breathing was transported to UCLA Medical Center and remains there." He was taken to UCLA Medical Center just a few minutes away from the home.
Jackson has been preparing for 50 sold-out concerts in London scheduled between July 13, 2009 and March 6, 2010.
3:20 p.m.: LA Times says Michael has been pronounced dead, sources confirm. KTLA emphasizes that hospital sources have not officially announced this to the press, but says the information comes from "multiple sources," including the LA Times.
3:10 p.m.: LA Times says he's in a coma, per a law enforcement source.
2:40 p.m.: TMZ reports that Michael Jackson has died, but doesn't cite any sources for that information.