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.

BING NEWS:
  • Rodney King: Victim of police whose beating provoked riots in LA
    Known for his commentary on international relations and US politics, Rupert Cornwell also contributes obituaries and occasionally even a column for the sports pages. With The Independent since its launch in 1986, he was the paper's first Moscow ...
    06/18/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • LA police beating victim Rodney King dies
    LOS ANGELES -- Rodney King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers was the touchstone for one of the most destructive race riots in the nation's history, was declared dead early Sunday after being pulled from the ...
    06/18/2012 - 12:17 am | View Link
  • 1991 LA police beating victim Rodney King found dead
    "Preliminary indications are that this is a drowning with no signs of foul play," Rialto police said in a statement. King was discovered by his fiancée, said Rialto police Captain Randy De Anda. The San Bernardino County Coroner's office will conduct an ...
    06/17/2012 - 11:07 am | View Link
  • LA police beating victim Rodney King found dead
    Rodney King poses for a portrait after a book signing for ''The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption'' in New York in this April 24, 2012 file photo. Rodney King, who came to symbolize racial tensions in the United States after his 1991 ...
    06/17/2012 - 8:47 am | View Link
  • 1991 LA police beating victim Rodney King found dead
    REUTERS - Rodney King, whose 1991 beating at the hands of police led to deadly riots in Los Angeles the following year, was found dead in a swimming pool on Sunday in Rialto, California, police said. King, 47, whose beating was captured on video by a ...
    06/17/2012 - 6:51 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Los Angeles Police Officers' (Rodney King Beating) Trials
    A site dedicated to the explication of the trials of four L.A.police officers accused in the beating of Rodney King.
    12/20/2014 - 10:31 am | View Website
  • An Account of the Los Angeles Police Officers' Trials(The ...
    The Trials of Los Angeles Police Officers' in Connection with the Beating of Rodney King By Doug Linder (2001)
    12/19/2014 - 9:23 pm | View Website
  • Who were the police officers involved in the Rodney King ...
    Police officers involved in the Rodney King beating Rodney Glen King (born April 2, 1965) is an American best known for his involvement in a police brutality case ...
    12/19/2014 - 9:09 pm | View Website
  • FIRST EVER VIRAL VIDEO. Rodney KING Beating ©George ...
    Before there was YouTube, before anyone had ever heard the words "Viral Video" there was Rodney King Beating Video. Rodney King would have lived and died complete ...
    12/19/2014 - 3:47 pm | View Website
  • Rodney King
    Rodney Glen King III (April 2, 1965 – June 17, 2012) was an American construction worker who became nationally known after being beaten by Los Angeles Police ...
    12/19/2014 - 2:40 am | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News