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Footage of Jackson's 1984 fire accident

Watch the never-before-seen footage of the King of Pop's Pepsi commercial accident.

Footage of Jackson's 1984 fire accident

The never-before-seen video footage of

singer Michael Jackson's harrowing,

1984 Pepsi commercial accident is doing the rounds on the internet.

Jackson suffered second- and third-degree burns on his scalp and body after a pyrotechnics exploded too early during a take. Some people believe this may have led to the King of Pop's painkiller addiction.

Watch the USweekly youtube video below:


Jackson died at his rented Los Angeles mansion on June 25 after suffering cardiac arrest. Official autopsy results are pending toxicology tests, but rampant speculation has centered on Jackson's use of prescription drugs, newswire Reuters reported.

According to the
www.ibnlivewebsite, the Los Angeles Police Department is treating Jackson's death as homicide.

"Celebrity news website TMZ.com citing 'multiple law enforcement sources' said evidence points to Propofol, an anesthesia, as the primary cause of the pop star's death. Vials of Propofol were found in Jackson's home after he died," the website said.

"The law enforcement sources said there is "plenty of powerful evidence" linking doctor Conrad Murray as the person who gave Propofol to Jackson."

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