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With final witnesses, prosecutors focusing on 'gross negligence' of Michael Jackson doctor
LOS ANGELES (AP) ' A sleep expert will face questioning from an attorney for the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death when testimony in the case resumes Thursday.
Dr. Nader Kamanger on Wednesday joined a chorus of other medical professionals who have testified during the case that they thought Dr. Conrad Murray lacked the equipment and expertise to give Jackson the anesthetic propofol as a sleep aid.
Prosecutors are nearing the end of the case and their last witness is expected to be an expert in the powerful anesthetic that authorities say killed Jackson in June 2009.
Kamanger testified Wednesday that propofol shouldn't be used to combat insomnia and Murray's usage of it for that reason was "unfathomable."
The 58-year-old Murray has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter.