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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    06/18/2012 - 7:17 am | View Link
  • 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 ...
    06/17/2012 - 6:55 pm | View Link
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    06/17/2012 - 1:57 pm | View Link
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    King’s videotaped beating on the night of March 3, 1991, triggered the riot more than a year later when the officers who beat him were acquitted of all charges. During the ensuing violence, he went on national TV to plead with people, “Can we all get ...
    06/17/2012 - 3:27 am | View Link
  • Rodney King, 47, Found Dead In Swimming Pool
    Rodney King Dead – Rodney King, 47, the man whose beatings caught on videotape sparked the Los Angeles riots 20 years ago, was found at the bottom of his swimming pool by his fiance early this morning. His fiancee Cynthia Kelly called police, but ...
    06/17/2012 - 3:23 am | View Link
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