LOS ANGELES - (AP) - A law enforcement official tells TheAssociated Press that the Los Angeles County coroner has ruledMichael Jackson's death a homicide.
The finding makes it more likely criminal charges will be filedagainst the doctor who was with the pop star when he died.
The official says the coroner determined a fatal combination ofdrugs was given to Jackson hours before he died in his rented LosAngeles mansion on June 25. The official spoke on condition ofanonymity because the findings have not been publicly released.
Forensic tests found the powerful anesthetic propofol inJackson's system along with two sedatives, the official says.
Dr. Conrad Murray, Jackson's personal physician, is the targetof a manslaughter probe headed by Los Angeles police.