The whole world mourns as the news spread, The King of Pop died of Cardiac Arrest as he supposedly preparing for a comeback. Michael, age 50, collapsed at his rented mansion in an exclusive Los Angeles neighborhood of Holmby Hills. Paramedics tried to resuscitate him for nearly three quarters of an hour, then rushed him to the hospital where doctors pronouced him dead at 2:26pm June 26, 2009.
At the time of his death, Michael was rehearsing hard for what was supposed to be his greatest comeback. He was scheduled for an unprecedented 50 shows at a London arena, with the first set for July 13.
Cardiac Arrest is an abnormal hear rhythm that stops the heart from pumping blood to the body. It can occur after a heart attack or be caused by other heart problems.
Michael was the seventh of the nine Jackson Siblings, as he ruled the charts with his electrifying performances. His career was overshadowed with spontaneous public behavior, startling physical transformation and a number of child abuse allegations. He often wear a face mask while traveling and kept a pet chimpanzee named Bubbles. He surrounded himself with children at his Neverland, named after Peter Pan's dream world island, filled with toys, animals and rides. And because of this tabloids dubbed him as "Wacko Jacko".
source: Philippine Inquirer