1990s LA police beating victim Rodney King found dead

By REUTERS
June 17, 2012 18:46

 
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Rodney King, whose police brutality case in 1991 led to deadly riots in Los Angeles, was found dead in a swimming pool on Sunday in Rialto, California, police told CNN.

King, 47, whose beating at the hands of Los Angeles police was captured on video by a bystander, was discovered by his fiance, Rialto police Captain Randy Deanda told CNN. There were no immediate signs of foul play.

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