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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    06/17/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Rodney King dead at 47; found by fiancée in bottom of pool
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    06/17/2012 - 11:07 am | View Link
  • Rodney King found dead in swimming pool
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    06/17/2012 - 10:02 am | View Link
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