Michael Jackson's family, fans pay tribute on third anniversary of singer's death

PASADENA, : US singer Michael Jackson performs during the taping of the "American Bandstand 50th...A Celebration" show, 20 April, 2002 in Pasadena, California. The show will air 03 May. AFP PHOTO/LEE CELANO (Photo credit should read LEE CELANO/AFP/Getty Images) LEE CELANO

Michael Jackson performs during the taping of "American Bandstand 50th...A Celebration" on April 20, 2002, in Pasadena, Calif.
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(CBS News) Fans and family of Michael Jackson paid tribute to the late singer Monday, on the third anniversary of his death.

His daughter, 14-year-old Paris Jackson, was among those who took to Twitter to send messages in remembrance of the King of Pop.

Pictures: Michael Jackson, 1958-2009

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

"3 years ago on this June 25th, my brother passed," Randy Jackson tweeted, adding that he would be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, where Michael Jackson was laid to rest, to visit.

La Toya Jackson also tweeted a message about her brother.

"SadMorning All," she wrote. "This Day was the day that lead to the demise of my little brother. 'Michael We Love' May you RIP. Gone FAR To Soon."

The singer's fans also used Twitter to pay tribute, making "RIP Michael Jackson" a trending topic on the website Monday.

Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009, from an overdose of the anesthetic propofol. He was 50.

Last year, the singer's doctor, Dr. Conrad Murray, was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in Jackson's death, and sentenced to four years in jail. He is currently appealing the conviction.

  • Jessica Derschowitz

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