Just in from ‘The Telegraph’ of London

The querulous parties are temporarily silenced by the arrival of a white-haired man in his hospital scrubs, a heart monitor under his arm. Dr Barry Friedberg, a renowned anaesthetist, hands out leaflets to the perplexed onlookers, and proceeds to explain the reason for his visit.

“It’s not the Propofol that killed Michael Jackson, it’s the unsafe Dr Murray,” he said. “There’s no lethal dose of Propofol, there’s a lethal failure to intervene when breathing is inadequate.” A self-professed “Propofol expert” who champions the use of a brain monitor with anaesthesia for optimum safety, Dr Friedberg insists Jackson’s alleged drug dependencies are irrelevant in the case against Dr Murray.