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Conrad Murray's medical license suspended

Conrad Murray is seen at sentencing in a Los Angeles courtroom on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011.

January 3, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
The doctor convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson had his license suspended in California.

The Medical Board of California says Murray's license was automatically suspended as of the date of his incarceration.

In November, an L.A. Superior Court judge sentenced Murray to four years in jail - the maximum sentence for his conviction. Murray was immediately taken into custody.

The Medical Board sent Murray a letter late last week officially notifying him of the suspension and saying he has 15 days to hand over paper copies of his license.

Murray is fighting the manslaughter conviction. He's expected to serve about two years behind bars.