In June 2009, Michael Jackson died of acute propofol and benzodiazepine intoxication at his home in Los Angeles. He was found not breathing, and his pulse barely detectable. His death was concluded as a homicide. Shortly before his death, Jackson had reportedly administered propofol and two anti-anxiety benzos. They were lorazepam and midazolam. Jackson had been set to perform a series of comeback concerts to over one million people at London's Oz Arena.
Jackson was more of a profoundly tragic figure, and his music had a tremendous impact on the world. The news of Jackson's death triggered an outpouring of grief around the world. All over the world, fans held their memorial gatherings. It was a loss of one of the world's greatest entertainers. It was also challenging and painful for Jackson's children.