Video of cancer patient, 13, accusing Michael Jackson of sexual abuse

Interview footage shows the terrified testimony of a child who accused Michael Jackson of sexual assault. Jackson was arrested on November 23, 2003, and charged for the first time with a criminal act related to allegations of sexual abuse.That arrest, and the subsequent trial, which lasted 18 months, is a key point in the second half of the HBO documentary Leaving Neverland. obtained the depositions and testimony of the accuser in that case, Gavin Arvizo.There is also a video of Gavin – then 13 – speaking with the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office detectives about the alleged abuse.It shows the young boy looking terrified, ashamed and confused about what he claimed happened to him with Jackson in February and March 2003. Scroll down for video  Bravely speaking: Gavin Arvizo spoke with the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office detectives about the alleged abuse he suffered at the hands of Michael Jackson in 2003Accuser: Video of the interview shows Gavin looking terrified, confused and emotional as he detailed how Jackson ‘masturbated him’ (Jackson and Gavin in 1992)’He showed me, he wanted to show me how to masturbate,’ says Gavin in a voice that is barely audible.’Then I said no and he said he would do it for me.’When the detective then asks if Jackson ‘did it for you,’ the young boy goes quiet and suddenly looked terrified.At one point it seems that he may even burst into tears.  The video then jumps a bit and Arvizo is asked: ‘Did he put it on the inside, outside, what happened next?’The boy states: ‘He started masturbating me … I told him I didn’t want to do that. I told him not to do that.’The detective then asks: ‘Did he stop?’Gavin replies: ‘He kept on doing it.’ The claims made by Gavin were similar to the ones made a decade earlier when another 13-year-old boy, Jordan Chandler, came forward to say he had been molested by Jackson.The allegations are also remarkably similar to how James Safechuck described his assaults. In Chandler’s case, charges were ever filed against the singer after police discovered the boy’s father may have been attempting to extort Jackson, and the young boy’s mother claimed Jackson never touched her son.Jordan however was able to perfectly describe Jackson’s buttocks, pubic hair, and distinctive marks on both his testicles and penis.The mark on the penis could only be seen if it was lifted and was otherwise not visible.In the end, Jackson settled with the Chandler family for $22million and no charges were ever filed against him in court.Jackson was also found to have a sizable collection of pornographic material at his Neverland Ranch in 2003 according to police reports cataloging the property following a search of the residence.Many of these books and videos are also detailed in court papers from the time, submitted after a young boy came forward claiming that he had been sexually abused and assaulted by the singer on multiple occasions.The police report claims that in Jackson’s bedroom and bathroom alone there were at least seven collections of work found by investigators that show boys in their teenage years – and in some cases younger – fully nude or partially clothed.One of the collections, Taormina Wilhelm Von Gloeden, is described in court papers as: ‘Nude photos of teenage boys from late 1800s.’The search of the home occurred in November 2003 while Jackson was in Las Vegas, with 70 members of the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office and Sheriff’s Department turning up to the residence.   The report states that there were materials featuring naked men and women, both in print and on film.After the descriptions for many of the materials, the investigator notes: ‘Based on my training, this type of material can be used as part of the “grooming” process, by which people (those seeking to molest children) lower the inhibitions of their intended victims and facilitate the molestation of said victims.’These materials include ‘a book depicting nude children’ found in the singer’s ‘arcade room’; ‘a book which contained nude photographs of men’ in the ‘master bathroom’; and multiple books found in the ‘master bedroom’ that included one with ‘naked and semi-naked gay men’ and another with ‘pre-teen or early teenage individuals’ who in some cases were ‘nude or semi-nude.’ Jackson was ultimately acquitted in 2005 after being charged with seven felony counts of child molestation and two felony counts of providing an intoxicant to a minor under the age of 14 when Gavin came forward claiming that he had been sexually assaulted by the singer. Once the trial was over Jackson – who had been facing up to 20 years in prison if convicted on all charges – left the country, moving to the island nation of Bahrain, located in the Persian Sea.He eventually returned to the United States and had been preparing for his comeback tour in 2009 when he was found unresponsive inside his Holmby Hills home.Paramedics arrived on the scene and were unable to revive the singer, and they declared him dead while still at his residence. He was 48.The cause of death was later ruled to be acute propofol and benzodiazepine intoxication caused by drugs that were being prescribed to him by Dr. Conrad Murray, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in 2011 and charged with the singer’s death.He was released in November 2013 after serving roughly half of his four year sentence.
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