Nov. 7, 2011 at 4:26 PM ET
Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson's personal physician, was convicted Monday afternoon of involuntary manslaughter in the singer's June 25, 2009, death.
The seven-man, five-woman panel had to be unanimous on their decision to either convict or acquit Murray of the charge. They began deliberating Friday and did not meet over the weekend. Overall they deliberated for about nine hours.
After the verdict was announced, Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor lifted the gag order that had been imposed during the trial.
The Houston cardiologist, 58, faces a sentence of up to four years in prison. He could also lose his medical license.
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