Lawyers say singer was desperate over finances

Michael Jackson departs after a day of testimony at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif. Wednesday, May 4 2005. Prosecutors rested their case Wednesday in Jackson trial after more than two months of dramatic testimony in which they sought to prove that the pop star molested a teenage cancer patient and conspired to hold his family captive at his fairy-tale estate. (AP Photo/Lucas Jackson, Pool)

April 6, 2011 11:23:35 AM PDT
A defense lawyer for Michael Jackson's doctor says the singer was so anguished about his deteriorating finances in his final days that he took desperate actions that caused his own death.