1991 La Police Beating Victim Rodney King Found Dead

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rodney King, the black man who came to symbolize racial tensions in the United States after his 1991 beating by police led to riots in Los Angeles a year later, was found dead in a swimming pool on Sunday in Rialto, California, police said. He was 47.

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