In a major development in the Michael Jackson case, lawyers for Dr. Conrad Murray want to see prints from broken syringe found in the late icon's bedroom.
Sources say they think this item may prove Michael Jackson killed himself, a long-held defense theory that has been floated but not aggressively pursued until now.
Dr. Murray's lawyers are looking to obtain a first generation fingerprint to determine who was handling it. Murray is adamant that he never touched the thing.
Murray is charged with involuntary manslaughter in MJ's June 25, 2009 death.
Whether he injected or even chugged Propofol, the defense believes MJ suffered a massive overdose of the anesthetic while Murray was out of the room.
Defense sources insist that there were only two people in the room at the time (they likely tried to pursue the missing surveillance tape to back this up).
Since Murray did not break the syringe, Michael must have. Or so they claim. The defense is asking the FBI to deliver the first generation fingerprint.
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