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Family, fans mark Michael Jackson's death three years later

By Stephanie Goldberg, CNN
updated 6:37 PM EDT, Mon June 25, 2012
The death in 2009 of superstar Michael Jackson, who died of cardiac arrest at the age of 50, sent shockwaves around the world. The death in 2009 of superstar Michael Jackson, who died of cardiac arrest at the age of 50, sent shockwaves around the world.
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STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • "RIP Michael Jackson ... Dad you will forever be in my heart <3 i love you," Paris wrote
  • Justin Bieber tweeted: "RIP to the best that ever did it."
  • Michael Jackson died three years ago on June 25, 2009

(CNN) -- Memories, tributes and, of course, trending topics continue to flood the Twittersphere as Michael Jackson is remembered on the third anniversary of his death.

Jackson's 14-year-old daughter, Paris, is among the many people who tweeted their respects on Monday.

"RIP Michael Jackson ... Dad you will forever be in my heart <3 i love you," she wrote.

On Wednesday, Paris posted a picture of MJ kissing ex-wife Debbie Rowe on the cheek, along with the caption, "mommy and daddy!<3"

Randy, the youngest of Jackson's siblings, wrote: "3 years ago on this June 25th, my brother passed. I will be at FL from 11am-1pm today to visit him."

The King of Pop's older sister, La Toya, tweeted, "Sad morning All ... this Day was the day that lead to the demise of my little brother. 'Michael We Love' May you RIP. Gone FAR To Soon."

Justin Bieber was one of many artists posting about the late entertainer's legacy.

"RIP to the best that ever did it. RIP to the KING...RIP Michael Jackson. You will never be forgotten. #INSPIRATION," Bieber tweeted.

While Wiz Khalifa wrote, "3 years ago today the world lost a legend. RIP Michael Jackson. Your music lives on for you. Thank you for everything!"

Jackson's death, on June 25, 2009, was caused by a combination of the anesthetic propofol and sedatives administered by Dr. Conrad Murray, according to the Los Angeles County coroner.

Murray has been in jail since he was sentenced to four years for involuntary manslaughter in November.

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