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L.A. County coroner withholding results of Jackson death probe

August 10, 2009 | 12:53 pm

The Los Angeles County coroner's office said it has completed its investigation into the death of pop star Michael Jackson but was withholding the results -- and comment -- about the cause and manner of death pending the outcome of the police investigation.

"The investigation was thorough and comprehensive," coroner's officials said today in a news release.

But to maintain the integrity of the LAPD investigation, coroner's officials said they would honor an LAPD request to continue the existing “security hold” on all coroner documents related to the Jackson investigation.

-- Andrew Blankstein