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Last Updated: Tuesday August 18 2009 18:26 GMT

Michael Jackson's burial date set

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson will be buried on 29 August, the day he was set to turn 51, it was announced on Tuesday.

He'll be laid to rest in a cemetery in Los Angeles in a private ceremony, a spokesman for his family said.

Michael died on 25 June in his home in Los Angeles. Investigators looking into what caused his death think his heart stopped after he took powerful drugs.

He had been set to perform in a series of comeback concerts in London, and was rehearsing before he died.