Michael Jackson‘s family cried at the image of his dead body on a gurney in the hospital that the prosecutor showed to the jury during opening statements on Tuesday.
Janet Jackson was visibly moved to tears when the photo of her brother’s lifeless body was shown RadarOnline.com observed in the courtroom. His other sister LaToya shook her head and appeared stunned.
The photo of Michael showed the lifeless King of Pop on June 25, 2009 wearing a hospital gown on a gurney with tape over his nose. It was juxtaposed next to a picture of Jackson on stage the day before, June 24, 2009, rehearsing for his “This Is It” tour.
As the prosecutor played the tape recording Dr. Conrad Murray made of Michael speaking about the tour on May 10, 2009, his brother Jermaine Jackson whispered “No, no, no,” to the family.
The matriarch of the family, Katherine Jackson, had tears in her eyes throughout the proceedings.
Dr. Murray’s defense team will be presenting their opening arguments Tuesday and RadarOnline.com will be Live streaming the proceedings.