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Charges in Michael Jackson death will be filed Monday, prosecutors say

February 5, 2010 | 11:46 am

After days of speculation and confusion, L.A. County prosecutors said Friday they will charge Michael Jackson's personal doctor in connection with the pop star's death on Monday.

The announcement came after reports throughout the week that prosecutors would file involuntary manslaughter charges against Dr. Conrad Murray sometime this week.

"Nothing will be filed today in the Michael Jackson death case. A case will be filed on Monday, Feb. 8, at the Airport Court, 11701 S. La Cienega Blvd. Information on charges and the scheduled arraignment at the Airport Court will be released after the case is filed," the district attorney's office said in a statement.

Negotiations between prosecutors and attorneys for Murray to secure his surrender broke down late Thursday.

-- Harriet Ryan and Jack Leonard