Jury Told Michael Jackson's Frail Appearance Sparked Worry

Law360, Los Angeles (May 8, 2013, 8:27 PM EDT) -- An associate producer on Michael Jackson's “This Is It” concert tour testified Wednesday that she believed he was deathly ill while observing him during rehearsals, in a trial where Jackson's mother claims that AEG Live LLC pressed ahead with the show despite the health risks to her son.

Alif Sankey, a choreographer and producer who first met Jackson as a dancer on the production of his “Smooth Criminal” video in 1987, told a six-man, six-woman jury that Jackson's “extremely thin” appearance and the rehearsals he missed convinced her...
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