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Jackson chef: Conrad Murray never asked me to call 911

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A chef who prepared meals for Michael Jackson and his children testified Thursday that the singer’s doctor interrupted her lunch preparation with a panicked cry for help.

"He said, ‘Go get help. Go get security. Go get Prince,’ ” chef Kai Chase told the jury at Dr. Conrad Murray’s involuntary manslaughter trial.

She said the physician was “flustered” and “his eyes were big.”

“He was screaming,” she said.

According to a prosecution timeline, Chase’s encounter with Murray occurred minutes after he discovered the pop star had stopped breathing and about 10 minutes before an ambulance was summoned.

Full coverage of Conrad Murray's trial

Deputy Dist. Atty. Deborah Brazil asked Chase, “Did he every direct you or request you call 911?’

“No,” Chase said.

Murray, 58, faces four years in prison if convicted.

His defense lawyers contend Jackson gave himself a fatal dose of the surgical anesthetic propofol.


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Photo: Kai Chase, Michael Jackson's personal chef, left is question by Deputy Dist. Atty. Deborah Brazil , Thursday. Credit Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

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