Latoya Jackson: Michael Was Murdered

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Latoya Jackson is speaking out on her brother's death -- and she's making some pretty rough assumptions as to what actually happened to Michael Jackson.

"I believe Michael was murdered," Latoya told the U.K's Mail On Sunday. "I felt that from the start. Not just one person was involved, rather it was a conspiracy of people. He was surrounded by a bad circle. Michael was a very meek, quiet, loving person. People took advantage of that. People fought to be close to him, people who weren't always on his side."

Latoya is convinced that Michael's "shadowy entourage" is responsible for supplying the superstar with drugs that eventually killed him.

"They got him hooked on drugs," she said. "He was pure and clean and then drugs came back into his system. I think it shocked his system so much it killed him."

"He had needle marks on his neck and on his arms and more about those will emerge in the next few weeks," she said. "I cannot discuss that any further as I may jeopardize the investigation. I can, however, say that I have not changed my mind about my feeling that Michael was murdered."

MIchael's sis also called him "the loneliest man in the world," and swears he was forced to do those 50 concerts he had scheduled in London.

"It's impossible even for a healthy person to do that many shows," she said. "Michael was fragile. He always wanted to believe the best of people. But he was meek. In the last few months, he became isolated. I believe the staff were given strict instructions that if any of the family called, not to tell him. And if any of the family came by, not to let them in."

The Jacksons, Latoya said, plan to file a civil lawsuit against anyone they feel contributed to Michael's drug use  -- should that be determined the cause of his death. 

"I am going to get down to the bottom of this," she said. "I am not going to stop until I find out who is responsible. Why did they keep the family away? It's not about money. I want justice for Michael. I won't rest until I find out what -- and who -- killed my brother."

"I'm doing what I can to find out how he died. If he died of a drug overdose, then I want to find who supplied him the drugs and who first introduced him to them," she said. "We've still not had a chance to speak to Dr. Murray about Michael's final days. I need to know what he may have seen or heard."

She added: "Michael didn't have to die. We are all mourning his loss, more than anyone can ever know. But we are also determined to get to the bottom of what happened to him."

"It will all come out. You will be shocked," she warned.

Wow -- Latoya sounds pretty positive as to what went down and she's painted quite the naive picture of Michael. Could he really have been that clueless at 50 and after having been in this business his entire life? 

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