With speculation rampant over the possible role drugs played in the sudden death of pop icon Michael Jackson, a doctor involved in medically treating the singer five years ago says Jackson, at that time, exhibited evidence of possible illicit drug use – specifically, signs of taking drugs intravenously and through snorting.
Although the physician, hospital and city are known to WND, they’re being withheld from publication at the source’s request since he was not authorized to talk to the media on the subject.
“There were almost no veins left on his arms when he came into the hospital,” said the doctor, who was involved in treating Jackson for two days in 2004, when the pop icon came in complaining of extreme foot pain and demanding painkillers.
“Eventually we found a place to start an IV,” the source said.
He said Jackson entered the hospital anxious and very distraught, but that doctors there could find no evidence the foot pain was real. They feared he was attempting to score painkillers.