News of Michael Jackson’s death being ruled a homicide on Monday sent shockwaves through Hollywood. But one person who apparently wasn’t surprised by the announcement was the singer’s sister, La Toya Jackson.
“La Toya knew it the second she heard he was dead,” a source close to La Toya told Access Hollywood on Monday, following the news from the Los Angeles County Coroner. “[Michael] had been telling her for the longest [time] that they were going to kill him and she knows all the players involved.”
The Associated Press was the first to break the homicide news on Monday, citing a law enforcement official’s knowledge of the coroner’s ruling.
The coroner ruled a fatal combination of drugs, including the powerful anesthetic propofol, was given to Jackson hours before he died on June 25, according to the AP.
Jackson’s personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, has been at the center of the investigation surrounding the King of Pop’s death at the age of 50.
But as far as La Toya is concerned, the homicide ruling is only the beginning of the information that could be revealed.
“Wait until you see how everything unfolds,” the source close to Jackson’s sister told Access. “It’s going to be the biggest conspiracy of all times.”
In addition, a spokesperson for the Jackson family issued the following statement to Access following Monday’s news:
“The Jackson family has full confidence in the legal process, and commends the ongoing efforts of the L.A. County Coroner, the L.A. District Attorney and the L.A. Police Department,” the statement read. “The family looks forward to the day that justice can be served.”