Michael Jackson, the former King of Pop, died in Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon after suffering an apparent cardiac arrest in his home. He was 50 years old.
According to press reports, the singer was pronounced dead at 2:26 p.m. at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center not far from his rental mansion in the Holmby Hills. The cause of death wasn't known. In recent times, Jackson had been busy with preparations for a planned comeback tour, set to begin within weeks in England