After the acquittal of the officers that committed his brutal beating by L.A. police, Rodney King became the face of the 1991 L.A. riots. June 17th his fiance found at the bottom of a swimming pool around 5:25am where he was removed and CPR was administered. Upon transportation to the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.
Rodney King was pronounced dead just over one half hour later. At this time there are no signs of foul play, initial injury, or drug use however an autopsy will be performed to further the investigation at the San Bernandino County Coroner. Rest In Paradise Brother.