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Michael Jackson's Bed Up For Auction
Updated May 5, 2013 12:09 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(LOS ANGELES) - The bed where Michael Jackson took his last breath is up for sale.

The queen-size piece is among hundreds of items from the Holmby Hills mansion where Jackson spent his final days that are set to hit the auction block next month. The items will be auctioned by Julien's Auctions.

The North Carolwood Drive home where Jackson lived with his three children from December 2008 until his death on June 25, 2009, is separately up for sale.

The house and its furnishings were leased to Jackson while he and his family lived there. A note from one of the children remains on a chalkboard inside the home's sprawling kitchen, "I (heart) Daddy. SMILE, it's for free," the chalk note reads in childlike scrawl. The chalkboard will be sold as-is, and is expected to fetch more than $400. The auction is set for Dec. 17.

At the very moment on Monday that Dr. Conrad Murray was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Jackson's death, reporters were eerily taking a private preview tour of the three-story home where the pop star lived and died.

The bedroom shown in evidence photos at Murray's criminal trial was actually considered a "medication room" by the Jackson team. Murray was found guilty of supplying an insomnia-plagued Jackson with the powerful operating-room anesthetic propofol to help him sleep as he rehearsed for his comeback.



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