Dr. Conrad Murray Files Appeal, Will Represent Himself

Dr. Conrad Murray filed an appeal in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday over his involuntary manslaughter conviction in the death of Michael Jackson, Access Hollywood has confirmed.

In the paperwork, obtained by Access, Dr. Murray has “in pro per” listed beneath his name on the legal filing, indicating he will be representing himself during his appeal.

Additionally, Dr. Murray has requested trial materials, such as transcripts, opening statements and written motions, be sent to him. The address listed at the top of the paperwork is for the Men’s Central Jail, where he is serving out his four-year jail sentence.

As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, at Dr. Murray’s sentencing hearing earlier this week, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor criticized the physician.

“Dr. Murray created a set of circumstances and became involved in a cycle of horrible medicine,” the judge said. “The practice of propofol for medicine madness, which violated his sworn obligation, for money, fame prestige and whatever else may have occurred,” the judge added.

A call placed by Access Hollywood to Nareg Gourjian, one of the attorneys who represented Dr. Murray during his trial, was not immediately returned.

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