Rodney King Found Dead In Swimming Pool

Rodney King, the man whose videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers in 1991 sparked some of the deadliest race riots in U.S. history, was found dead on Sunday. He was 47.

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  • Rodney King found dead in swimming pool
    King was found dead at the bottom of a swimming pool at his home in the suburb of Rialto, 50 miles east of Los Angeles. His fiancée Cynthia Kelley discovered him and called emergency services at 5.25am on Sunday morning. Paramedics attempted to revive him ...
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  • Rodney King found dead in swimming pool
    was found at the bottom of his swimming pool early Sunday and later pronounced dead. He was 47. Please enable Javascript to watch this video The 1992 riots, which were set off by the acquittals of the officers who beat King, lasted three days and left 55 ...
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