Michael Jackson doctor Conrad Murray in court

Tuesday April 6, 2010

Michael Jackson's relatives have attended a court appearance by the doctor accused of giving the King of Pop a lethal dose of powerful anaesthetic.

During a brief procedural hearing in Los Angeles, Dr Conrad Murray, 57, pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter.

The medic's case, due to go to trial on June 14, has been assigned to a new judge, Michael Pastor.

Members of the Jackson family turned out for the hearing.

Led by Michael's parents Katherine and Joe, his siblings Janet, Randy and Jermaine were also present.

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