Law enforcement officials raided the Houston office of Michael Jackson’s doctor, Dr. Conrad Murray. According to a representative of the physician’s attorney, the DEA was looking for evidence of manslaughter.
“This (raid) was unexpected to us [as opposed to the ever-popular scheduled raid],” Miranda Sevcik, a rep for Murray’s attorney Ed Chernoff, tells PEOPLE. “All this drama is just not necessary, is how we feel. Ed’s not dismayed about it. He’s just trying to figure out what’s going on. But he’s not worried about it.”
“The coroner wants to clear up the cause of death, we share that goal,” says Chernoff in a statement posted on his firm’s Web site. “We don’t have access to the most important information in this case … the toxicology report. We’re still in the dark like everybody else.”
So, 15 vehicles worth of police officers, DEA agents and detectives just showed up this morning with a search warrant in hand. They took 21 documents and a forensic image of a hard drive with them. According to a source, “They are looking for Propofol, along with anything else they find. But Propofol is the big one.”
I think it’s a fairly safe bet that the good doctor will be receiving visitors at his Nevada office, too. I also think that someone is going to serve jail time before this is over.