Michael Jackson’s estate seeks return of $1 million in property allegedly taken from singer’s home

Michael Jackson’s estate seeks return of $1 million in property allegedly taken from singer’s home

  • The estate of the late pop superstar has claimed that the property is being improperly owned by Jeffre Phillips, according to an article published Tuesday by TMZ.
  • Phillips, 55, was previously engaged to Michael’s sister, La Toya Jackson, 66.
  • The Beat It singer’s estate recently prevented a potential sale of the items and was seeking the allegedly stolen property with an estimated value of $1 million.
  • Jackson died at age 50 on June 25, 2009 from an overdose of the anesthetic propofol administered by his personal physician Conrad Murray, who was convicted in 2011 of involuntary manslaughter.

Michael Jackson’s estate has filed legal papers to recover $1 million in property that was allegedly stolen from the singer’s home after his death in 2009.

The estate of the late pop superstar claimed the property is being improperly owned by Jeffre Phillips, according to an article published Tuesday by TMZ.

Phillips, 55, was previously engaged to Michael’s sister, La Toya Jackson, 66.

Estate issue: Michael Jackson’s estate has filed legal papers to recover $1 million in property that was allegedly stolen from the singer’s home after his death in 2009 (shown in November 2002 in Berlin)

The estate has alleged in court documents that Phillips used the sadness and chaos surrounding the singer’s death in 2009 to seize private and personal property from Jackson’s home on Carolwood Drive in the exclusive Holmby Hills area of ​​Los Angeles.

The Beat It singer’s estate recently prevented a potential sale of the items and was seeking the allegedly stolen property with an estimated value of $1 million.

The estate claims the allegedly stolen items include: hard drives, laptops and iPods, as well as CDs and DVDs believed to contain unreleased non-public performances and concert recordings.

The Thriller singer’s estate also claims that Phillips took Jackson’s handwritten notes with snippets of song lyrics, personal computers, cassette tapes, a photo album with Jackson on the cover, a black bag with a skull on it, framed awards and a Michael Jackson doll.

Pop superstar: Michael, shown in September 1987, died at age 50 in June 2009

Pop superstar: Michael, shown in September 1987, died at age 50 in June 2009

The estate claims they know where the items are and have asked a judge to help them retrieve them.

Phillips has denied any wrongdoing.

Jackson died at age 50 on June 25, 2009 from an overdose of the anesthetic propofol administered by his personal physician Conrad Murray, who was convicted in 2011 of involuntary manslaughter.

Carolwood House – Items from Jackson's last home on North Carolwood Drive are displayed in December 2011 prior to auction.

Carolwood House – Items from Jackson’s last home on North Carolwood Drive are displayed in December 2011 prior to auction.

The singer is survived by his siblings, parents Joe and Katherine, and his children Michael Joseph Jackson Jr, Paris and Prince Michael Jackson II.

Jackson was preparing for his This Is It comeback concert series at the time of his death.

He moved to Los Angeles, where he rehearsed in the weeks leading up to concerts that were scheduled for July 13, 2009 to March 6, 2010.

Three children: The singer is survived by his siblings, parents Joe and Katherine, and his three children Michael Joseph Jackson Jr, Paris, shown last month in France, and Prince Michael Jackson II

Three children: The singer is survived by his siblings, parents Joe and Katherine, and his three children Michael Joseph Jackson Jr, Paris, shown last month in France, and Prince Michael Jackson II

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