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Inside Michael Jackson's Twisted World: 'Frightening' Raid Evidence Exposed

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Jun. 21 2016, Published 8:56 p.m. ET

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RadarOnline.com has obtained photos from the 2003 raid of Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch in Los Olivos, Calif., which give a glimpse into his twisted world.

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The search was conducted as part of the continuing child sex abuse investigation against the Gloved One. New photos show scenes from inside of the icon's bizarre home. One room was decorated with this large desk.

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Michael Jackson evidence seized

Michael Jackson Neverland Ranch Raid Evidence
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In some of the pictures, old photos of the Jackson 5 can be seen hanging on the wall.

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Michael Jackson evidence seized

Michael Jackson Neverland Ranch Raid Evidence
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Scores of investigators from the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office and the Sheriff's Department descended on Jackson's palatial property to search for evidence of wrongdoing.

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Michael Jackson evidence seized

Michael Jackson Neverland Ranch Raid Evidence
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A tape from a safe found in Jackson's master bedroom was photographed as evidence.

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Michael Jackson evidence seized

Michael Jackson Neverland Ranch Raid Evidence
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Items "collected by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department paint a dark and frightening picture of Jackson," an investigator on the case told Radar.

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Michael Jackson evidence seized

Michael Jackson Neverland Ranch Raid Evidence
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Prosecutors carefully documented in photos dozens of venues related to Jackson.

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Michael Jackson evidence seized

Michael Jackson Neverland Ranch Raid Evidence
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As Radar reported, some evidence seized in the home included filthy photos and videos of men, women, boys and girls in perverted positions — to drugs to treat sex addiction, with multiple prescriptions written by a variety of physicians for people close to the star.

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Michael Jackson evidence seized

Michael Jackson Neverland Ranch Raid Evidence
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A judge issued a court order, which allowed for the public release of some of the evidence against Jackson.

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Michael Jackson evidence seized

Michael Jackson Neverland Ranch Raid Evidence
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Former Santa Barbara Senior Assistant District Attorney Ron Zonen, who helped prosecute Jackson, told Radar: "A lot of this stuff was used to desensitize the children, and Michael admitted taking one child after another into bed with him for long periods of time."

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Michael Jackson evidence seized

Michael Jackson Neverland Ranch Raid Evidence
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"We identified five different boys, who all made allegations of sexual abuse," continued Zonen. "There's not much question in my mind that Michael was guilty of child molestation."

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Michael Jackson Neverland Ranch Raid Evidence
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In 2003, the "Thriller" star was charged with seven felony counts of child molestation and two felony counts of providing an intoxicant to a minor under the age of 14 in order to seduce him.

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Michael Jackson Neverland Ranch Raid Evidence
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Jackson was charged after a young boy, Gavin Arvizo, came forward. The superstar faced up to 20 years in prison. Despite the mountain of evidence, a jury acquitted Michael of all charges in June 2005.

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