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
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    Los Angeles (CNN)-- Rodney King, whose beating by Los Angeles police in 1991 was caught on camera and sparked riots after the acquittal of the four officers involved, was found dead in his swimming pool Sunday, authorities and his fiancee said. 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
    Rodney King, whose videotaped beating by police in 1991 led to the L.A. riots, was found dead at his California home on Sunday. He was 47. Police said King's fiancée discovered him at the bottom of the swimming pool at their Rialto, Calif., home, about 55 ...
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