Conrad Murray trial: Photos from court

Slideshow posted in Photos | Tuesday, September 27, 2011

35 of 127: Oct. 5, 2011: Sally Hirschberg from Sea Coast Medical, a pharmaceutical company, testifies at Conrad Murray's involuntary manslaughter trial. She said Murray first opened an account with her firm in December 2006 and that on Apr 13, 2009, a medical volunteer who worked at the doctor's Las Vegas office, Consuelo Ng, spoke to her on the phone. A 'red flag' was raised: Ng, Hirschberg said, requested that an order be shipped to a residential address in California. Hirschberg said she declined the request, adding that all previous orders had been shipped to Murray's Las Vegas office. She said she continued to have orders shipped there.

Prosecutors say Murray shipped propofol and other medical supplies to his girlfriend's apartment in Santa Monica, California in the months before Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009.

Invoices presented to the jury show that between April and June 2009, Murray's office ordered supplies such as infusion and IV administration kits, syringes, an Ambu bag, catheters - including condom catheters, and Lidocaine an anesthetic and antiarrhythmic drug often used to numb an injection area. Murray's attorney pointed out that the doctor had ordered IV administration sets as far back as October 2007.

'Was it unusual for company to order Lidocaine?' Hirschberg was asked, to which she responded: 'Not unusual, just not a lot.'

Receipts from a Las Vegas pharmacy, presented to the jury on Oct. 4, 2009, showed Murray had ordered Lidocaine cream, as well as some 255 vials of propofol, containers of the injectable anti-anxiety drugs Lorazepam and Midazolam. (OTRC Photo)