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The trial of Michael Jackson's personal doctor was delayed on Monday until September, at the request of defense attorneys.

Opening arguments in the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray had been scheduled for May 9. Murray has denied a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the June 2009 death of the "Thriller" singer.

The Los Angeles judge in the case agreed to a request from Murray's defense team to delay the trial in order to allow more time to seek and prepare medical experts.

(Reporting by Jill Serjeant, editing by Dan Whitcomb)

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