MJ’s nude death photo shown on TV shocks fans and family

Last Updated: Oct 12, 2011, 19:24 PM IST

Washington: A nude photo of the deceased Michael Jackson produced during the Dr. Conrad Murray manslaughter trial was shown briefly on television and has shocked his fans and family members.

The photo, which had blacked out the singer’s genital area, showed Jackson lying on his back on an autopsy table after he died at age 50 in 2009, People Magazine reported.

A close-up also showed the singer’s arm with the remnants of an IV hook-up and medical tape.

The images were displayed during the testimony of forensic pathologist Christopher Rogers, who performed theautopsy and determined that Jackson died of an overdose of the powerful anesthetic propofol.

ANI