Juror number five says the verdict came down to "what happened between 10:30 in the morning and … 12 or 12:30 that afternoon"
A juror in the Conrad Murray involuntary manslaughter trial said jurors believed he was basically a "good doctor," despite fatal errors in his care of Jackson.
"We really thought he was a good doctor. I think he just got himself into something over his head," paralegal Debbie Franklin — juror number five — told HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell on Tuesday. "He just couldn't say no, and that's what got him into trouble."
Franklin said the guilty verdict was based entirely on Murray's treatment of Jackson in his final hours.
"By the end of Friday (deliberations), we decided that the three issues we were going to focus on were the not calling 911, not having the medical equipment and (Murray) leaving the room," Franklin said.
She also said the jurors were unaware throughout the trial of the chaos that took place outside the courthouse every day as reporters and sign-toting Jackson fans lined the sidewalks.
Franklin also said Michael Jackson's issues with drugs were irrelevant. "It came down to what happened between 10:30 in the morning and … 12 or 12:30 that afternoon," she said.
Watch a clip from the interview:
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