According to the LA Times, Conrad Murray, the doctor convicted of inadvertently and accidentally killing pop king Michael Jackson, was released from prison around midnight on Monday, Oct. 28.
Upon his release, Murray, who served two years behind bars for the 2011 involuntary-manslaughter conviction, eluded a waiting scrum of TV cameras and die-hard Jackson fans.
The 60-year-old was sentenced to the maximum four-year term for his role in Jackson's death on June 25, 2009, from an overdose of the anesthetic propofol, which the doctor had administered.
While still behind bars, he called the Today show the following:
"First of all, when I get out of jail, I want to be able to embrace my children. I want to be able to reunite with my family and close friends and all of the angels who have given me support. ... I will re-start my life and, God willing, I will be a model to show the world that when ... bad things happen to good people they can re-start their life."
Murray's lawyer said outside the prison: "Believe me, after you've been locked up in this place for two years, it's a shock emotionally and physically."
A Los Angeles jury this month found that concert promoter AEG Live was not liable in Jackson's death, capping a marathon civil trial that laid bare the troubled singer's health problems, struggles with drugs and fateful attempt at a comeback tour. The issues in court included who was responsible for hiring Murray and overseeing his treatment of Jackson.
TMZ reported that several sources connected with the doctor that Murray would be open to some sort of reality show, following his life after jail. TMZ was told he does not have a publisher for the book, and they don't know if any reality show producers have expressed interest.
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