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Fans mourn Michael Jackson's demise

June 26, 2009 12:04 IST

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People gather in front of Apollo Theatre while paying tribute to pop icon Michael Jackson in New York on Thursday.

Jackson, the child star turned King of Pop who set the world dancing but whose musical genius was overshadowed by a bizarre lifestyle and sex scandals, died on Thursday. He was 50.

Jackson was pronounced dead after arriving at a Los Angeles hospital in full cardiac arrest, Los Angeles coroner Fred Corral said.

Fans mourn Michael Jackson's demise

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A coroner's vehicle exits the gates of the rented home where Michael Jackson was staying before being taken away in an ambulance in Los Angeles.

Fans mourn Michael Jackson's demise

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A passer-by walks past a television news broadcast about Michael Jackson's demise, at a railway station in Seoul.

Fans mourn Michael Jackson's demise

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A fan mourns Michael Jackson's death outside UCLA hospital in Los Angeles.

Fans mourn Michael Jackson's demise

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A Los Angeles County Sheriffs helicopter leaves UCLA Medical Center carrying the body of Michael Jackson in Los Angeles on Thursday.

 

Fans mourn Michael Jackson's demise

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Michael Jackson fans react at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles on Thursday.

Fans mourn Michael Jackson's demise

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Jermaine Jackson, Michael Jackson's brother, speaks at a press conference at UCLA hospital in Los Angeles on Thursday.

Fans mourn Michael Jackson's demise

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A group of dark colored SUVs enter the gates of the rented home where Michael Jackson was staying before being taken away in an ambulance in Los Angeles.

Fans mourn Michael Jackson's demise

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Photographs: Gene Blevins/Reuters
Fans and media gather outside UCLA hospital following the death of the pop icon in Los Angeles.