Katherine Jackson On Michael's Death: 'Something Happened'
Posted on Mon Aug 3, 2009 08:00 AM PDT

KatherineSpeaks200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Katherine Jackson spoke for the first time about the death of Michael Jackson.

Speaking by phone with Geraldo Rivera on Fox news, the 79-year-old Jackson matriarch wouldn't say if she holds Dr. Conrad Murray responsible for Michael's death.

"All I know is that my son is dead and I don't think he died of natural causes or whatever," Jackson said. "He's too young for that, but something happened. I don't know what it was."

Jackson, who now has custody of Michael's children, said she up to the task of raising the three young kids because "it's what Michael wanted."

"The children are doing fine," she said. "They're having fun with the cousins."

That custody arrangement is expected to be made final at a hearing today in Los Angeles.

Jackson also spoke of the pain the family still feels over Michael's passing.

"It's been a month and I feel like it happened yesterday. It's very hard for me."

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