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Jackson promoters AEG Live cleared of negligence

3 October 2013 Last updated at 03:23 BST

A jury in Los Angeles has found the promoter of Michael Jackson's comeback concert, AEG Live, not guilty of negligence in hiring the doctor who killed him.

The verdict brings to an end a trial that has being going on for five months, as the singer's family sought hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.

The BBC's Alistair Leithead reports from Los Angeles.

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